Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 626 516 552
Rank change year-on-year -110 +36 -11
Contract jobs citing Drupal 200 97 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 1.58% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 71 123
10th Percentile £288 £238 £268
25th Percentile £325 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £325 £400
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +1.27%
75th Percentile £475 £431 £475
90th Percentile £638 £588 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £311 £381
% change year-on-year +36.55% -18.36% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
10th Percentile £21.50 - £14.03
25th Percentile £23.75 - £14.08
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £24.00
75th Percentile £31.25 - £34.00
90th Percentile £33.50 - £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00
% change year-on-year - - -36.00%

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 10,790 6,133 10,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.29% 14.39% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,417 4,193 6,860
10th Percentile £313 £275 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £569 £550
90th Percentile £706 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +6.98% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 174 233
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.15 £11.03
25th Percentile £16.53 £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £24.68 £26.73 £19.41
Median % change year-on-year -7.67% +37.71% +3.52%
75th Percentile £51.00 £56.78 £36.70
90th Percentile £65.50 £64.50 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% +2.86%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Top 10 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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -118 163 £388 +23.51% 59
London -125 84 £350 +7.69% 24
UK excluding London -98 62 £425 +36.55% 37
Work from Home -141 54 £400 +1.91% 23
North of England -46 26 £400 -3.03% 5
Yorkshire -19 21 £428 +3.64% 3
South East -64 14 £520 +73.33% 13
Wales -18 12 £400 -5.88% 3
South West -49 10 £494 +79.55% 3
North West -45 5 £325 -40.91% 2

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 96 (48.00%) PHP
2 70 (35.00%) CMS
3 68 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 56 (28.00%) MySQL
5 52 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (25.50%) Full Stack Development
7 39 (19.50%) HTML
8 36 (18.00%) CSS
9 33 (16.50%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (16.50%) MVC
10 30 (15.00%) OOP
11 28 (14.00%) Azure
12 27 (13.50%) Node.js
13 26 (13.00%) Content Management
14 25 (12.50%) jQuery
15 24 (12.00%) Marketing
15 24 (12.00%) AngularJS
16 23 (11.50%) Social Skills
17 22 (11.00%) JIRA
17 22 (11.00%) CRM
18 21 (10.50%) Symfony
18 21 (10.50%) AWS
19 19 (9.50%) React
20 17 (8.50%) Docker
20 17 (8.50%) DevOps
20 17 (8.50%) User Experience
20 17 (8.50%) Vue.js
20 17 (8.50%) Git (software)
21 16 (8.00%) SQL Server
21 16 (8.00%) Migration

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 70 (35.00%) CMS
2 11 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.50%) WordPress
4 8 (4.00%) Confluence
5 5 (2.50%) Apache
5 5 (2.50%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.00%) Headless CMS
6 4 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.50%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.50%) Moodle
9 1 (0.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.00%) Inkscape
1 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.00%) Sketch
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.50%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.00%) Azure
2 21 (10.50%) AWS
3 13 (6.50%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.50%) npm
4 5 (2.50%) Serverless
5 4 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.00%) Azure Functions
5 4 (2.00%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (1.50%) GCP
6 3 (1.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.00%) Amplience
7 2 (1.00%) Cloud9 IDE
7 2 (1.00%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.00%) Route 53
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) DNS
2 5 (2.50%) HTTP
2 5 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (1.00%) DKIM
3 2 (1.00%) DMARC
3 2 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.00%) MySQL
2 16 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.50%) Redis
4 4 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.50%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (1.50%) BigQuery
5 3 (1.50%) Looker
5 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.50%) Tableau
6 2 (1.00%) GIS
6 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (11.00%) JIRA
2 17 (8.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.50%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.00%) git-flow
6 3 (1.50%) Storybook
7 2 (1.00%) Grunt
7 2 (1.00%) Selenium
7 2 (1.00%) webpack
8 1 (0.50%) Bower
8 1 (0.50%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.50%) GitLab
8 1 (0.50%) gulp
8 1 (0.50%) JMeter
8 1 (0.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Mocha
8 1 (0.50%) Protractor
8 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 24 (12.00%) Marketing
2 23 (11.50%) Social Skills
3 12 (6.00%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (2.00%) Finance
7 3 (1.50%) Billing
7 3 (1.50%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.50%) Law
7 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.50%) Welsh Language
8 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) French Language
8 2 (1.00%) German Language
8 2 (1.00%) Military
8 2 (1.00%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (60.00%) Developer
2 78 (39.00%) Drupal Developer
3 50 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 22 (11.00%) Architect
5 16 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 15 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (6.50%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
9 10 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Digital Architect
10 7 (3.50%) Web Manager
11 5 (2.50%) CMS Project Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 5 (2.50%) Scrum Master
11 5 (2.50%) Symfony Developer
12 4 (2.00%) Linux Developer
12 4 (2.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.50%) HTML
2 36 (18.00%) CSS
3 27 (13.50%) Node.js
4 25 (12.50%) jQuery
5 24 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 21 (10.50%) Symfony
7 19 (9.50%) React
8 17 (8.50%) Vue.js
9 13 (6.50%) LAMP
10 8 (4.00%) .NET
10 8 (4.00%) CSS3
10 8 (4.00%) Web Services
11 6 (3.00%) HTML5
11 6 (3.00%) Laravel
11 6 (3.00%) React Native
11 6 (3.00%) Sass
12 5 (2.50%) RESTful
12 5 (2.50%) XML
13 4 (2.00%) JSON
13 4 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) User Experience
2 4 (2.00%) Social Media
3 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.00%) Life Science
4 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.50%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.50%) Photography
5 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.50%) Linux
2 8 (4.00%) Windows
2 8 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.50%) Full Stack Development
3 33 (16.50%) MVC
4 30 (15.00%) OOP
5 26 (13.00%) Content Management
6 22 (11.00%) CRM
7 17 (8.50%) DevOps
8 16 (8.00%) Migration
9 12 (6.00%) TDD
10 11 (5.50%) Service Management
11 10 (5.00%) IT Strategy
11 10 (5.00%) Scrum
12 9 (4.50%) ITIL
12 9 (4.50%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (4.50%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (4.00%) ITIL V3
13 8 (4.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 8 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
14 7 (3.50%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.00%) PHP
2 68 (34.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.00%) Java
4 6 (3.00%) Ruby
5 5 (2.50%) ES6
5 5 (2.50%) PHP 7
6 4 (2.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.50%) Bash
7 3 (1.50%) Python
8 2 (1.00%) C#
8 2 (1.00%) Perl
8 2 (1.00%) SQL
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.00%) Degree
4 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.00%) CISM
4 2 (1.00%) CISSP
4 2 (1.00%) CRISC
4 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.50%) Docker
2 11 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.50%) Varnish
4 2 (1.00%) Postfix
4 2 (1.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Ansible
2 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.00%) Terraform
3 1 (0.50%) Consul
3 1 (0.50%) Matomo
3 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (16.50%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.50%) Google
4 8 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 8 (4.00%) Oracle
5 4 (2.00%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.50%) Adobe
6 3 (1.50%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.00%) Pardot
7 2 (1.00%) Percona
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.00%) VMware
8 1 (0.50%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.50%) Ariba
8 1 (0.50%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.50%) New Relic
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) webMethods
8 1 (0.50%) Zend