Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 661 587 640
Rank change year-on-year -74 +53 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 208 274 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 203 179
UK median daily rate £370 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £235
90th Percentile £450 £455 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £303
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.70% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,356 91,900 100,919
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,359 59,969 64,362
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,820 3,248 3,828
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Drupal Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 13 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 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
England -84 202 £370 +1.37% 54
London -121 121 £375 - 37
UK excluding London +17 84 £315 -10.00% 17
South East -10 30 £313 +19.05% 7
South West +10 22 £325 +13.04% 1
North of England +47 17 £319 -16.39% 6
North West +13 13 £319 -16.39% 3
Midlands -4 11 £320 -29.67% 3
West Midlands -10 6 £295 -35.16%
East Midlands +9 5 £340 -2.86% 3
Yorkshire +10 4 - - 3
Scotland - 3 £525 -
East of England -19 1 £275 -20.29%

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Drupal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 207 (99.52%) Drupal
2 150 (72.12%) PHP
3 134 (64.42%) HTML
4 125 (60.10%) CSS
5 123 (59.13%) JavaScript
6 94 (45.19%) MySQL
7 81 (38.94%) Git (software)
8 78 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (30.29%) jQuery
10 47 (22.60%) HTML5
11 38 (18.27%) CSS3
12 30 (14.42%) CMS
13 29 (13.94%) Web Development
13 29 (13.94%) Sass
14 26 (12.50%) TDD
15 25 (12.02%) Apache Solr
16 23 (11.06%) RESTful
17 22 (10.58%) Marketing
18 21 (10.10%) WordPress
19 20 (9.62%) Front End Development
20 19 (9.13%) Test Automation
20 19 (9.13%) JIRA
21 17 (8.17%) Ajax
22 16 (7.69%) Symfony
22 16 (7.69%) OOP
22 16 (7.69%) OO
22 16 (7.69%) Apache
22 16 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
23 15 (7.21%) LESS
23 15 (7.21%) Linux

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
1 207 (99.52%) Drupal
2 30 (14.42%) CMS
3 25 (12.02%) Apache Solr
4 21 (10.10%) WordPress
5 16 (7.69%) Apache
6 12 (5.77%) Confluence
7 11 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (4.81%) nginx
9 3 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.48%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.81%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.73%) GitHub
2 10 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.81%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.44%) IaaS
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Cloudflare
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.92%) Skype
2 3 (1.44%) SSH
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (45.19%) MySQL
2 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.44%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (38.94%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.13%) JIRA
3 13 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.29%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.37%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.40%) Grunt
6 5 (2.40%) Subversion
7 4 (1.92%) Selenium
8 3 (1.44%) GitLab
9 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.96%) gulp
9 2 (0.96%) JMeter
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.48%) Bower
10 1 (0.48%) git-flow
10 1 (0.48%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (10.58%) Marketing
2 13 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (1.44%) Banking
3 3 (1.44%) Electronics
3 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.44%) Publishing
3 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.48%) Advertising
4 1 (0.48%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.48%) French Language
4 1 (0.48%) Games
4 1 (0.48%) German Language
4 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (64.42%) HTML
2 125 (60.10%) CSS
3 63 (30.29%) jQuery
4 47 (22.60%) HTML5
5 38 (18.27%) CSS3
6 29 (13.94%) Sass
7 23 (11.06%) RESTful
8 17 (8.17%) Ajax
9 16 (7.69%) Symfony
10 15 (7.21%) LESS
11 13 (6.25%) Drush
11 13 (6.25%) LAMP
11 13 (6.25%) Web Services
12 12 (5.77%) AngularJS
13 10 (4.81%) REST
13 10 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (4.33%) XML
15 6 (2.88%) JSON
16 5 (2.40%) Twig
17 4 (1.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.25%) User Experience
2 8 (3.85%) Fintech
2 8 (3.85%) Social Media
3 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.21%) Linux
2 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.94%) Web Development
3 26 (12.50%) TDD
4 20 (9.62%) Front End Development
5 19 (9.13%) Test Automation
6 16 (7.69%) OO
6 16 (7.69%) OOP
6 16 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (6.73%) BDD
8 12 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.77%) Workflow
9 11 (5.29%) Migration
9 11 (5.29%) Scrum
9 11 (5.29%) SEO
10 10 (4.81%) Analytics
10 10 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.81%) Prototyping
10 10 (4.81%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.33%) MVC
11 9 (4.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 150 (72.12%) PHP
2 123 (59.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.85%) SQL
4 3 (1.44%) Java
5 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (3.37%) Degree
2 4 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.44%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) Ansible
2 2 (0.96%) Kibana
2 2 (0.96%) logstash
2 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (6.25%) Google
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.44%) Facebook
3 3 (1.44%) IBM
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle
3 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.44%) SAP
3 3 (1.44%) Twitter
4 2 (0.96%) Splunk
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe
5 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.48%) Dell
5 1 (0.48%) EMC
5 1 (0.48%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.48%) PayPal
5 1 (0.48%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.48%) Zend