The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Drupal skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Drupal
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 252 220
Rank change year-on-year +59 -32  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 45 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.47% 1.57% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 44
Median daily rate £328 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.16% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £395 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £57.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.63% -80.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year +163.63% -80.70%  

Drupal is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1295 1596 1555
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.95% 18.12% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 1010 943
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Drupal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Drupal in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +7 19 £325 +26.82% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 11 - - 2
West Sussex +26 8 £425 +50.44%
Hampshire +10 4 £288 -4.16% 4
Berkshire +8 1 £325 -13.33% 2
East Sussex +2 1 £225 - 4
Surrey +1 1 - - 1
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 40 (48.78%) PHP
2 39 (47.56%) HTML
3 34 (41.46%) MySQL
4 29 (35.37%) CSS
5 26 (31.71%) CMS
5 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (29.27%) SQL
7 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
8 17 (20.73%) Python
8 17 (20.73%) Scrum
9 15 (18.29%) Linux
9 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
9 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
10 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
11 13 (15.85%) jQuery
11 13 (15.85%) Symfony
11 13 (15.85%) HTML5
12 12 (14.63%) JSON
13 11 (13.41%) WordPress
13 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
13 11 (13.41%) CSS3
13 11 (13.41%) DevOps
14 10 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (12.20%) Node.js
14 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (12.20%) Puppet
14 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
14 10 (12.20%) IBM

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (31.71%) CMS
2 11 (13.41%) WordPress
3 5 (6.10%) Alfresco
3 5 (6.10%) Liferay
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.22%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
1 3 (3.66%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) MySQL
2 9 (10.98%) Power BI
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
1 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Grunt
2 4 (4.88%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.22%) git-flow
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (67.07%) Developer
2 36 (43.90%) Drupal Developer
3 16 (19.51%) PHP Developer
4 14 (17.07%) Support Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Symfony Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (6.10%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Power BI Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Web Applications Support
10 4 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce Support
10 4 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.88%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (47.56%) HTML
2 29 (35.37%) CSS
3 13 (15.85%) HTML5
3 13 (15.85%) jQuery
3 13 (15.85%) Symfony
4 12 (14.63%) JSON
5 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.41%) CSS3
6 10 (12.20%) Node.js
7 9 (10.98%) REST
8 8 (9.76%) YAML
9 6 (7.32%) RESTful
10 4 (4.88%) LAMP
10 4 (4.88%) React
10 4 (4.88%) Sass
11 3 (3.66%) Laravel
12 2 (2.44%) iOS SDK
12 2 (2.44%) Spring
12 2 (2.44%) Spring Boot
12 2 (2.44%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.22%) Social Media
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Linux
2 9 (10.98%) Windows
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) SUSE
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.73%) Scrum
3 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.41%) DevOps
5 10 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (9.76%) ETL
7 8 (9.76%) Visualisation
7 8 (9.76%) Web Development
8 7 (8.54%) Application Performance Management
8 7 (8.54%) Migration
8 7 (8.54%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.32%) Content Management
9 6 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.32%) Open Source
9 6 (7.32%) Time Management
10 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.10%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) PHP
2 24 (29.27%) SQL
3 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.73%) Python
5 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.54%) R
8 5 (6.10%) Java
9 3 (3.66%) C#
9 3 (3.66%) Ruby
10 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.22%) Perl
11 1 (1.22%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.22%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) BC Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.44%) CCA
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (12.20%) Puppet
2 8 (9.76%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) IBM
3 5 (6.10%) OpenText
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) Apigee
4 2 (2.44%) Apple
4 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.44%) WSO2
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Progress
5 1 (1.22%) Zend
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Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
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