Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 683 696
Rank change year-on-year +116 +13 -108
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 284 205 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 145 147
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £271 £225
90th Percentile £438 £475 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 90939 104549 107173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58948 68044 66295
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3102 4149
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year -7.89% +12.21% +2.62%

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 22 July 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 15 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 22 July 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
England +119 266 £375 - 16
UK excluding London +130 153 £325 -3.70% 12
London +19 129 £393 +4.67% 5
North of England +93 61 £325 -18.75% 3
North West +91 59 £325 -0.15% 3
South East +50 38 £350 +16.67% 4
Midlands +40 24 £325 -1.89%
West Midlands +43 14 £375 -
Scotland +40 13 £500 +60.00% 1
South West +6 12 £264 -5.80% 3
East Midlands -7 10 £304 -8.30%
Wales - 3 - -
East of England -11 2 £338 -1.82% 1
North East +57 1 £380 -
Yorkshire +4 1 £325 -23.53%

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Drupal
2 180 (63.38%) HTML
3 178 (62.68%) PHP
4 155 (54.58%) CSS
5 114 (40.14%) MySQL
6 107 (37.68%) JavaScript
7 89 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (30.99%) Git (software)
9 82 (28.87%) jQuery
10 80 (28.17%) HTML5
11 51 (17.96%) Symfony
12 45 (15.85%) CSS3
13 38 (13.38%) CMS
14 33 (11.62%) AngularJS
15 30 (10.56%) Web Development
16 29 (10.21%) Linux
17 28 (9.86%) LAMP
17 28 (9.86%) Sass
18 26 (9.15%) Front End Development
19 23 (8.10%) XML
20 20 (7.04%) Jenkins
20 20 (7.04%) WordPress
20 20 (7.04%) RESTful
21 18 (6.34%) Grunt
21 18 (6.34%) Scrum
21 18 (6.34%) TDD
21 18 (6.34%) Marketing
22 17 (5.99%) Migration
22 17 (5.99%) Laravel
22 17 (5.99%) Greenfield Project

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
1 284 (100.00%) Drupal
2 38 (13.38%) CMS
3 20 (7.04%) WordPress
4 16 (5.63%) Apache Solr
5 15 (5.28%) Apache
6 7 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.46%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.41%) nginx
9 3 (1.06%) Confluence
10 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.35%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Magento
2 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.06%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.82%) GitHub
2 6 (2.11%) PaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) Intranet
1 2 (0.70%) SSH
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (40.14%) MySQL
2 8 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.46%) Power BI
4 4 (1.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) Redis
6 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 88 (30.99%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.34%) Grunt
4 11 (3.87%) PHPUnit
5 8 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.46%) gulp
6 7 (2.46%) Subversion
6 7 (2.46%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.11%) Selenium
8 5 (1.76%) Hudson
8 5 (1.76%) JIRA
8 5 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.41%) GitLab
10 3 (1.06%) git-flow
10 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.70%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.35%) Redmine
General
1 18 (6.34%) Marketing
2 10 (3.52%) Finance
3 7 (2.46%) Retail
4 5 (1.76%) Banking
4 5 (1.76%) Publishing
5 3 (1.06%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.70%) Electronics
6 2 (0.70%) Local Government
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (63.38%) HTML
2 155 (54.58%) CSS
3 82 (28.87%) jQuery
4 80 (28.17%) HTML5
5 51 (17.96%) Symfony
6 45 (15.85%) CSS3
7 33 (11.62%) AngularJS
8 28 (9.86%) LAMP
8 28 (9.86%) Sass
9 23 (8.10%) XML
10 20 (7.04%) RESTful
11 17 (5.99%) Laravel
12 15 (5.28%) Ajax
12 15 (5.28%) REST
13 11 (3.87%) SOAP
13 11 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (3.87%) Web Services
14 10 (3.52%) Twig
15 9 (3.17%) Drush
16 8 (2.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.52%) User Experience
3 5 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.76%) iPad
4 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (0.70%) NHS
5 1 (0.35%) Fintech
5 1 (0.35%) Social Media
5 1 (0.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.21%) Linux
2 3 (1.06%) SUSE
3 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (10.56%) Web Development
3 26 (9.15%) Front End Development
4 18 (6.34%) Scrum
4 18 (6.34%) TDD
5 17 (5.99%) Migration
6 15 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (4.93%) OOP
8 13 (4.58%) DevOps
8 13 (4.58%) MVC
9 11 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (3.87%) Unit Testing
10 10 (3.52%) BDD
10 10 (3.52%) OO
10 10 (3.52%) Time Management
11 8 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.82%) E-Commerce
11 8 (2.82%) Open Source
11 8 (2.82%) Performance Optimisation
11 8 (2.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 178 (62.68%) PHP
2 107 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (5.63%) SQL
4 13 (4.58%) Python
5 6 (2.11%) R
6 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.70%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.35%) Perl
7 1 (0.35%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (2.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.76%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) CCA
4 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.41%) Varnish
2 2 (0.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) Ansible
2 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Kibana
3 1 (0.35%) logstash
3 1 (0.35%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (4.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.11%) Atlassian
2 6 (2.11%) Google
2 6 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (2.11%) Zend
3 5 (1.76%) IBM
3 5 (1.76%) Twitter
4 4 (1.41%) Facebook
5 3 (1.06%) Panasonic
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle
6 2 (0.70%) SAP
6 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.35%) Splunk
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Pearson Frank
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago