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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal
England / South East
Rank 208 237 229
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 37 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 1.53% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 22
Median daily rate £355 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £390 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year +6.55% -6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -74.28%  

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 1294 1637 1659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.70% 17.89% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 1061 926
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 73
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Surrey +25 13 £360 +2.49% 1
West Sussex +9 9 £648 +110.56% 1
East Sussex +13 5 £240 -20.00%
Oxfordshire -5 5 £300 - 4
Berkshire +21 4 £438 +94.44%
Hampshire +5 1 - - 2
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 21 (29.58%) PHP
2 21 (29.58%) MySQL
2 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) Python
4 18 (25.35%) Windows
5 17 (23.94%) SQL
5 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
5 17 (23.94%) CMS
6 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
7 14 (19.72%) HTML
7 14 (19.72%) JSON
8 13 (18.31%) Web Development
8 13 (18.31%) CSS
8 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
9 12 (16.90%) DevOps
10 11 (15.49%) Symfony
11 10 (14.08%) Degree
11 10 (14.08%) WordPress
11 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
11 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
11 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (14.08%) Ansible
11 10 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (14.08%) Puppet
12 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.27%) XML
13 8 (11.27%) SAML

Drupal
Top Related 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 17 (23.94%) CMS
2 10 (14.08%) WordPress
3 6 (8.45%) SilverStripe
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.41%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.41%) Perch
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
1 2 (2.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) Power BI
5 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (7.04%) Marketing
2 2 (2.82%) Advertising
2 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.63%) Power BI Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Content Manager
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.82%) IT Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) HTML
1 14 (19.72%) JSON
2 13 (18.31%) CSS
3 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.49%) Symfony
5 8 (11.27%) SAML
5 8 (11.27%) XML
5 8 (11.27%) YAML
6 7 (9.86%) SailPoint
7 6 (8.45%) Laravel
7 6 (8.45%) React
7 6 (8.45%) XML Schema
7 6 (8.45%) XSLT
8 5 (7.04%) Node.js
8 5 (7.04%) REST
9 3 (4.23%) HTML5
10 2 (2.82%) Behat
10 2 (2.82%) CSS3
10 2 (2.82%) jQuery
10 2 (2.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.41%) CMDB
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) Web Development
3 12 (16.90%) DevOps
4 8 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.86%) Scrum
6 6 (8.45%) Content Management
6 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.45%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (8.45%) ETL
6 6 (8.45%) RDF
6 6 (8.45%) Release Management
6 6 (8.45%) Secure Coding
6 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
7 5 (7.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.04%) Migration
7 5 (7.04%) MVC
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.63%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) PHP
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 17 (23.94%) SQL
4 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.86%) R
8 6 (8.45%) Perl
8 6 (8.45%) XPath
9 3 (4.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) CCA
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Ansible
1 10 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Symantec
3 2 (2.82%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Pardot
4 1 (1.41%) Progress
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) Talend