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 3 months to 30 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.

Drupal
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 12 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.38% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 2.24% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 17
Median daily rate £263 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £237 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £365 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £316
% change year-on-year +3.17% -0.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 483 491 513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.58% 16.87% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 346 310
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 14
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Bristol +17 11 £259 +15.00% 4
Cornwall -5 1 £325 +14.03%
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 15 (75.00%) PHP
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) MySQL
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) Symfony
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) CMS
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.00%) Grunt
9 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (10.00%) Microservices
9 2 (10.00%) React
9 2 (10.00%) gulp
9 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 2 (10.00%) Twig
9 2 (10.00%) SOA
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) MVC
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) LAMP

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 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
1 1 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Grunt
1 2 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Redmine
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) CSS
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) CSS3
4 4 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
5 2 (10.00%) React
5 2 (10.00%) Twig
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) Drush
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
6 1 (5.00%) Silex
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (15.00%) Web Development
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (10.00%) Microservices
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) SOA
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (5.00%) SEO
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) PHP
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Google
1 1 (5.00%) Panasonic