The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 567 539
Rank change year-on-year +117 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 145 88 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 64 50
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43948 53151 52856
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.09% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28537 34639 32004
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1542 2110
Median hourly rate £18.33 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.74% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Drupal Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal Developer in the UK

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal Developer in the UK

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal Developer over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal Developer in the UK

Drupal Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal Developer in the UK

Drupal Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England +93 142 £375 - 43
London +43 66 £375 - 20
North West +59 31 £323 -24.11% 13
South East +21 17 £456 +52.08% 3
Merseyside - 14 £325 - 10
Liverpool - 14 £325 - 10
Manchester +21 11 £320 -24.70% 2
South West +19 11 £264 -18.84% 1
West Midlands +32 9 £375 - 3
City of London +4 9 £350 -4.10% 3
Bristol - 9 £259 - 1
West Sussex +19 7 £600 +95.12% 1
Worthing - 7 £600 -
East Midlands +4 6 £300 -4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 5 - -
Oxfordshire -4 4 £375 +30.43% 2
Coventry - 4 £375 -
Warwickshire - 4 £375 - 1
Birmingham +5 3 £300 - 2
Leicestershire - 3 £300 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 2 - -
Luton - 2 £338 -
Nottingham - 2 £388 - 1
Warwick - 2 £375 -
East of England - 2 £338 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £338 -
Scotland +33 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire +6 1 £265 -18.46%
Glasgow +2 1 - - 1

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Drupal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 266 (100.00%) Drupal
2 149 (56.02%) HTML
2 149 (56.02%) PHP
3 128 (48.12%) CSS
4 94 (35.34%) MySQL
5 88 (33.08%) JavaScript
6 69 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (25.19%) jQuery
8 57 (21.43%) HTML5
9 51 (19.17%) Git (software)
10 38 (14.29%) Web Development
11 37 (13.91%) CMS
12 36 (13.53%) Symfony
13 29 (10.90%) Sass
14 23 (8.65%) AngularJS
14 23 (8.65%) CSS3
15 22 (8.27%) Front End Development
16 19 (7.14%) LAMP
16 19 (7.14%) Migration
16 19 (7.14%) XML
17 18 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
18 15 (5.64%) Jenkins
18 15 (5.64%) Scrum
18 15 (5.64%) Marketing
19 14 (5.26%) Time Management
19 14 (5.26%) TDD
19 14 (5.26%) Microsoft
19 14 (5.26%) REST
20 13 (4.89%) Laravel
20 13 (4.89%) Apache Solr

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 266 (100.00%) Drupal
2 37 (13.91%) CMS
3 13 (4.89%) Apache Solr
4 11 (4.14%) Apache
5 9 (3.38%) WordPress
6 5 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) Confluence
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) GitHub
1 6 (2.26%) PaaS
2 5 (1.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.13%) Internet
1 3 (1.13%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (35.34%) MySQL
2 7 (2.63%) Power BI
3 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (19.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.64%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.51%) Grunt
4 8 (3.01%) PHPUnit
5 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.26%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.88%) gulp
6 5 (1.88%) Hudson
6 5 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) Firebug
8 1 (0.38%) JIRA
8 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.38%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.38%) Redmine
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 15 (5.64%) Marketing
2 5 (1.88%) Finance
2 5 (1.88%) Publishing
3 4 (1.50%) Banking
4 3 (1.13%) Retail
4 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Front Office
6 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (56.02%) HTML
2 128 (48.12%) CSS
3 67 (25.19%) jQuery
4 57 (21.43%) HTML5
5 36 (13.53%) Symfony
6 29 (10.90%) Sass
7 23 (8.65%) AngularJS
7 23 (8.65%) CSS3
8 19 (7.14%) LAMP
8 19 (7.14%) XML
9 14 (5.26%) REST
10 13 (4.89%) Laravel
11 12 (4.51%) Behat
12 10 (3.76%) Web Services
13 9 (3.38%) Ajax
14 8 (3.01%) JSON
14 8 (3.01%) RESTful
15 6 (2.26%) Middleware
15 6 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (1.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.01%) User Experience
3 4 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.50%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.75%) iPad
5 2 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.29%) Web Development
3 22 (8.27%) Front End Development
4 19 (7.14%) Migration
5 15 (5.64%) Scrum
6 14 (5.26%) TDD
6 14 (5.26%) Time Management
7 13 (4.89%) CRM
8 12 (4.51%) BDD
9 11 (4.14%) Content Management
9 11 (4.14%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (3.76%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (3.38%) DevOps
12 8 (3.01%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.01%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (3.01%) OO
12 8 (3.01%) Software Engineering
13 7 (2.63%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 149 (56.02%) PHP
2 88 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.51%) SQL
4 11 (4.14%) Python
5 6 (2.26%) Java
5 6 (2.26%) R
6 2 (0.75%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (1.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.13%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) CCA
4 1 (0.38%) Degree
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Varnish
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Ansible
2 5 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.88%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Piwik
4 1 (0.38%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.88%) Atlassian
3 5 (1.88%) IBM
4 3 (1.13%) Panasonic
4 3 (1.13%) Zend
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle
5 2 (0.75%) Siebel
6 1 (0.38%) PayPal
6 1 (0.38%) Xerox
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day 3 Months Contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Neg.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago