Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 1 April 2020 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
UK
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 526 555 586
Rank change year-on-year +29 +31 -131
Contract jobs citing Drupal 162 339 319
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 2.18% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 230 235
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.10%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £236
90th Percentile £528 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Median hourly rate £31.08 £36.25 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +50.48% +13.15%
10th Percentile £17.32 £26.85 £16.01
90th Percentile £45.97 £50.36 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.08 £35.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% +23.28% +36.21%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,931 15,521 16,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.38% 16.10% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,616 10,006 10,995
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £261 £282 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £403
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.77% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 308 366
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.97% +0.67% -1.95%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.06% -2.86% -6.32%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Drupal.

Daily rate trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Drupal over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Drupal.

Hourly rate trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Drupal over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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 +24 143 £375 - 52
UK excluding London +71 89 £350 -4.76% 32
London +20 66 £400 - 21
South West +40 24 £350 -5.08% 8
South East +67 23 £319 -7.61% 6
North of England +38 21 £388 +14.81% 6
Yorkshire +47 17 £388 +24.00%
Wales - 11 £388 -
Work from Home -1 7 £375 - 5
Midlands +63 5 £350 -6.67% 8
West Midlands +48 5 £350 -6.67% 1
North West +22 4 - - 5
Scotland +22 3 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England +32 2 £300 -25.00% 3

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Drupal.

1 94 (58.02%) PHP
2 75 (46.30%) JavaScript
3 64 (39.51%) HTML
4 56 (34.57%) CSS
5 49 (30.25%) CMS
6 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (20.99%) Git (software)
8 33 (20.37%) Front End Development
9 32 (19.75%) Node.js
10 29 (17.90%) HTML5
11 28 (17.28%) Web Development
11 28 (17.28%) MySQL
12 26 (16.05%) CSS3
13 22 (13.58%) jQuery
13 22 (13.58%) AngularJS
14 21 (12.96%) User Experience
14 21 (12.96%) Symfony
14 21 (12.96%) WordPress
15 20 (12.35%) Web Services
16 18 (11.11%) TypeScript
17 16 (9.88%) Sass
17 16 (9.88%) Linux
18 15 (9.26%) Content Management
18 15 (9.26%) LAMP
18 15 (9.26%) AWS
18 15 (9.26%) Open Source
18 15 (9.26%) React
19 14 (8.64%) Azure
19 14 (8.64%) RESTful
19 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared

Drupal
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 49 (30.25%) CMS
2 21 (12.96%) WordPress
3 5 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.47%) Apache
4 4 (2.47%) nginx
5 3 (1.85%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.23%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) Moodle
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.62%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.62%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.62%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Magento
1 9 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.23%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.62%) Shopify
3 1 (0.62%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) AWS
2 14 (8.64%) Azure
3 7 (4.32%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (4.32%) Serverless
4 5 (3.09%) GCP
5 4 (2.47%) GitHub
6 3 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (1.85%) npm
6 3 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.23%) Heroku
7 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.62%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.62%) Office 365
8 1 (0.62%) PaaS
8 1 (0.62%) SaaS
8 1 (0.62%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) MySQL
2 9 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.41%) gulp
3 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.94%) Grunt
5 7 (4.32%) JIRA
6 4 (2.47%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.47%) Mocha
7 3 (1.85%) Selenium
8 2 (1.23%) Babel
8 2 (1.23%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.23%) webpack
9 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.62%) GitLab
9 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (6.79%) Public Sector
2 8 (4.94%) Marketing
2 8 (4.94%) Retail
3 6 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (1.23%) Interactive Media
4 2 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 132 (81.48%) Developer
2 67 (41.36%) Drupal Developer
3 34 (20.99%) PHP Developer
4 20 (12.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.94%) Angular Developer
8 7 (4.32%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 7 (4.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Backend Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Architect
11 4 (2.47%) Designer
11 4 (2.47%) Magento Developer
11 4 (2.47%) React Developer
12 3 (1.85%) Analyst
12 3 (1.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (1.85%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (39.51%) HTML
2 56 (34.57%) CSS
3 32 (19.75%) Node.js
4 29 (17.90%) HTML5
5 26 (16.05%) CSS3
6 22 (13.58%) AngularJS
6 22 (13.58%) jQuery
7 21 (12.96%) Symfony
8 20 (12.35%) Web Services
9 16 (9.88%) Sass
10 15 (9.26%) LAMP
10 15 (9.26%) React
11 14 (8.64%) RESTful
12 13 (8.02%) REST
13 10 (6.17%) Ajax
14 9 (5.56%) JSON
14 9 (5.56%) Laravel
15 8 (4.94%) Angular 2
16 7 (4.32%) Twig
17 5 (3.09%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) User Experience
2 4 (2.47%) FMCG
2 4 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.85%) PMI
3 3 (1.85%) Social Media
4 2 (1.23%) Animation
4 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) W3C
4 2 (1.23%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.62%) Life Science
5 1 (0.62%) SCORM
5 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.62%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Linux
2 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
2 2 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (0.62%) Android
3 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.37%) Front End Development
3 28 (17.28%) Web Development
4 15 (9.26%) Content Management
4 15 (9.26%) Open Source
5 13 (8.02%) MVC
6 12 (7.41%) CRM
7 11 (6.79%) DevOps
7 11 (6.79%) SDLC
8 9 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.56%) Information Architecture
8 9 (5.56%) Scrum
9 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
9 8 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (4.32%) Analytics
10 7 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.32%) Wireframes
11 6 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (3.70%) Prototyping
11 6 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 94 (58.02%) PHP
2 75 (46.30%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 8 (4.94%) ES6
5 7 (4.32%) Python
5 7 (4.32%) SQL
6 6 (3.70%) Java
7 5 (3.09%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.47%) Perl
8 4 (2.47%) PHP 7
9 3 (1.85%) Ruby
9 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.23%) C
10 2 (1.23%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) C#
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.09%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (3.09%) Degree
4 3 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.62%) HNC
5 1 (0.62%) HND
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.62%) MBA
5 1 (0.62%) MCP
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) QA
1 5 (3.09%) WCAG
2 1 (0.62%) GDPR
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.56%) Docker
2 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) NFS
3 1 (0.62%) Varnish
3 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.17%) Terraform
2 7 (4.32%) Ansible
3 4 (2.47%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.85%) Consul
4 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.85%) Packer
5 2 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.62%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.32%) Oracle
3 5 (3.09%) Google
3 5 (3.09%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.47%) Zend
5 3 (1.85%) hybris
5 3 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.85%) VMware
6 2 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) Agnitio
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Talend
7 1 (0.62%) WooCommerce