Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Drupal skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Drupal over the 6 months to 24 November 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 182 201
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing Drupal 32 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 2.17% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 13
South West median daily rate £238 £285 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +18.75% -24.41%
10th Percentile £177 £204 £200
90th Percentile £349 £381 £370
England median daily rate £350 £373 £340
% change year-on-year -6.04% +9.56% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.77% +41.30% +86.99%

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

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 865 1012 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.26% 17.79% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 721 788
South West median daily rate £380 £363 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -2.82% -0.53%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £525 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.89% -28.03% +96.25%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Drupal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the South West

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the South West

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the South West

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in the South West

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -12 14 £325 +13.04% 1
Cornwall - 12 £200 -
Devon +3 2 £300 -
Somerset -6 1 £350 +16.67%
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 25 (78.13%) HTML
1 25 (78.13%) CSS
2 23 (71.88%) PHP
3 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) WordPress
5 9 (28.13%) Web Development
6 8 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (21.88%) MySQL
7 7 (21.88%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) Symfony
8 6 (18.75%) Magento
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Advertising
10 4 (12.50%) MVC
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) CMS
10 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) Marketing
10 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (12.50%) Laravel
10 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
11 3 (9.38%) User Experience
11 3 (9.38%) Web Design
11 3 (9.38%) Adobe
12 2 (6.25%) LAMP
12 2 (6.25%) Scrum
12 2 (6.25%) Migration
12 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.25%) OOP

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (31.25%) WordPress
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Mockito
2 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.13%) git-flow
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Advertising
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Magento Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Copywriter
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) CSS
1 25 (78.13%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) jQuery
3 6 (18.75%) Symfony
4 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.50%) Laravel
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Sling
5 2 (6.25%) JSR 170
5 2 (6.25%) LAMP
5 2 (6.25%) OSGi
5 2 (6.25%) PowerMock
5 2 (6.25%) React
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Web Development
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
3 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Web Design
5 2 (6.25%) BDD
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Android Development
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile First
6 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) PHP
2 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Coverity
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.25%) Zend
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Rackspace