Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 608 466 600
Rank change year-on-year -142 +134 -71
Contract jobs citing Drupal 207 65 233
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 1.42% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 44 152
10th Percentile £282 £213 £263
25th Percentile £319 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £311 £388
Median % change year-on-year +28.51% -19.68% -
75th Percentile £512 £447 £450
90th Percentile £588 £596 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +31.25% -14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £29.00

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 10,856 4,591 12,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.89% 14.72% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,447 3,097 8,290
10th Percentile £304 £288 £259
25th Percentile £408 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £556 £550
90th Percentile £675 £650 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 131 295
10th Percentile £14.15 £12.63 £10.68
25th Percentile £16.21 £16.05 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.38 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% +6.80% +4.78%
75th Percentile £54.31 £38.50 £40.00
90th Percentile £70.04 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.68 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.63% - -

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 19 October 2021.

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
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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 -139 164 £396 +27.31% 64
UK excluding London -100 87 £394 +31.25% 38
Work from Home -171 76 £400 - 11
London -150 72 £425 +32.81% 27
North of England -48 39 £370 -10.30% 8
Yorkshire -27 19 £400 -3.03%
North West -48 19 £338 -28.95% 7
South East -90 17 £400 +33.33% 9
South West -38 14 £400 +45.45% 10
Wales -19 10 £400 +28.00%
East of England - 3 £500 - 4
East Midlands -32 2 £250 -33.33% 3
Midlands -80 2 £250 -16.67% 5
Scotland -84 2 - - 2
North East - 1 £160 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 89 (43.00%) CMS
2 79 (38.16%) PHP
3 67 (32.37%) JavaScript
4 55 (26.57%) HTML
4 55 (26.57%) CSS
5 52 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (20.77%) SharePoint
7 42 (20.29%) MySQL
8 41 (19.81%) Content Management
9 32 (15.46%) JIRA
10 29 (14.01%) DevOps
10 29 (14.01%) Full Stack Development
11 28 (13.53%) Azure
12 25 (12.08%) AWS
12 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
12 25 (12.08%) React
13 24 (11.59%) CRM
14 23 (11.11%) Linux
15 22 (10.63%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (10.63%) Front End Development
15 22 (10.63%) Docker
15 22 (10.63%) Social Skills
16 21 (10.14%) Git (software)
16 21 (10.14%) jQuery
17 20 (9.66%) Marketing
18 19 (9.18%) AngularJS
19 18 (8.70%) Sass
19 18 (8.70%) Node.js
19 18 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
19 18 (8.70%) User Experience

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 89 (43.00%) CMS
2 43 (20.77%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.21%) Confluence
4 14 (6.76%) Apache
5 10 (4.83%) WordPress
6 7 (3.38%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.93%) Headless CMS
7 4 (1.93%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.93%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.48%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.48%) Kentico
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.97%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.97%) Inkscape
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) Sketch
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.53%) Azure
2 25 (12.08%) AWS
3 18 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (6.28%) npm
5 10 (4.83%) Power Platform
6 9 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 8 (3.86%) PowerApps
8 5 (2.42%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.93%) AWS Fargate
9 4 (1.93%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.93%) IaaS
9 4 (1.93%) PaaS
9 4 (1.93%) Serverless
9 4 (1.93%) Slack
10 3 (1.45%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.45%) Google Docs
11 2 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) DNS
2 5 (2.42%) Intranet
3 4 (1.93%) HTTP
4 3 (1.45%) SSL
5 2 (0.97%) DKIM
5 2 (0.97%) DMARC
5 2 (0.97%) Firewall
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) LAN
5 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.97%) WAN
5 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.29%) MySQL
2 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.86%) Power BI
4 5 (2.42%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.97%) GIS
5 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.97%) Redis
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (15.46%) JIRA
2 21 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.31%) gulp
4 10 (4.83%) webpack
5 9 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 9 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (2.90%) Selenium
6 6 (2.90%) Storybook
7 5 (2.42%) GitLab
7 5 (2.42%) Mocha
8 4 (1.93%) Babel
8 4 (1.93%) JSUnit
8 4 (1.93%) Maven
8 4 (1.93%) Subversion
8 4 (1.93%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.45%) JUnit
9 3 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (10.63%) Social Skills
2 20 (9.66%) Marketing
3 16 (7.73%) Public Sector
4 10 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.83%) Publishing
5 4 (1.93%) Law
5 4 (1.93%) Local Government
5 4 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.45%) Retail
6 3 (1.45%) Welsh Language
7 2 (0.97%) Military
7 2 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Finance
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (48.79%) Developer
2 72 (34.78%) Drupal Developer
3 29 (14.01%) Architect
4 14 (6.76%) Designer
4 14 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (6.28%) PHP Developer
6 12 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (5.31%) Drupal Architect
7 11 (5.31%) Web Designer
8 8 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (3.86%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Data Manager
9 7 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.38%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.90%) Development Manager
10 6 (2.90%) Digital Architect
11 5 (2.42%) Digital Developer
11 5 (2.42%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.42%) Interaction Designer
11 5 (2.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (26.57%) CSS
1 55 (26.57%) HTML
2 25 (12.08%) React
3 21 (10.14%) jQuery
4 19 (9.18%) AngularJS
5 18 (8.70%) LAMP
5 18 (8.70%) Node.js
5 18 (8.70%) Sass
6 17 (8.21%) HTML5
7 14 (6.76%) CSS3
8 10 (4.83%) .NET
8 10 (4.83%) Vue.js
8 10 (4.83%) Web Services
9 9 (4.35%) REST
10 8 (3.86%) Symfony
11 7 (3.38%) SOAP
11 7 (3.38%) Twig
11 7 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (3.38%) XML
12 6 (2.90%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.70%) User Experience
2 11 (5.31%) Social Media
3 10 (4.83%) Taxonomies
4 5 (2.42%) Life Science
5 3 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.97%) iPad
6 2 (0.97%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.97%) W3C
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.11%) Linux
2 10 (4.83%) Windows
2 10 (4.83%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.93%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.97%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.81%) Content Management
3 29 (14.01%) DevOps
3 29 (14.01%) Full Stack Development
4 24 (11.59%) CRM
5 22 (10.63%) Front End Development
6 16 (7.73%) Analytics
6 16 (7.73%) Scrum
6 16 (7.73%) Web Development
7 15 (7.25%) Migration
8 13 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (5.80%) Project Management
9 12 (5.80%) Prototyping
9 12 (5.80%) Service Management
9 12 (5.80%) Test Automation
10 11 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (5.31%) E-Commerce
10 11 (5.31%) MVC
10 11 (5.31%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.16%) PHP
2 67 (32.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.35%) Java
3 9 (4.35%) TypeScript
4 6 (2.90%) ES6
4 6 (2.90%) SQL
5 5 (2.42%) PHP 7
5 5 (2.42%) Python
5 5 (2.42%) Ruby
6 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.97%) Go
7 2 (0.97%) PHP 5
7 2 (0.97%) Rust
8 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.42%) Degree
4 4 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.93%) CISSP
5 2 (0.97%) CISM
5 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.97%) CRISC
5 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.70%) Accessibility
2 7 (3.38%) QA
3 3 (1.45%) WCAG
4 2 (0.97%) NIST
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (10.63%) Docker
2 8 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.97%) Postfix
3 2 (0.97%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.97%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.38%) Terraform
3 6 (2.90%) Packer
4 5 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.93%) Ansible
6 1 (0.48%) Consul
6 1 (0.48%) Graphite
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.63%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (7.25%) Google
4 12 (5.80%) Adobe
5 8 (3.86%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.86%) Oracle
6 7 (3.38%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.97%) Pardot
8 2 (0.97%) Percona
8 2 (0.97%) VMware
9 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.48%) Ariba
9 1 (0.48%) New Relic
9 1 (0.48%) SAP
9 1 (0.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.48%) webMethods
9 1 (0.48%) Zend