Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 574 510 577
Rank change year-on-year -64 +67 -3
Contract jobs citing Drupal 192 54 292
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 1.02% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 38 191
10th Percentile £275 £207 £213
25th Percentile £313 £272 £304
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £356 £350
Median % change year-on-year +12.28% +1.79% -1.41%
75th Percentile £500 £419 £472
90th Percentile £588 £532 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £34.00

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 9,626 5,296 14,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.25% 14.79% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,527 3,545 9,124
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £400 £388 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £473
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.00%
75th Percentile £588 £563 £563
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 110 304
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.83
25th Percentile £15.44 £15.13 £13.44
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £51.31 £32.75 £40.10
90th Percentile £66.91 £52.30 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00% +5.57%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Drupal over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Top 16 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 4 August 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 -64 149 £375 +5.26% 68
Work from Home -204 75 £396 +15.27% 21
UK excluding London -58 74 £325 -13.33% 39
London -107 67 £450 +33.33% 29
North of England -13 34 £370 -1.33% 12
Yorkshire -12 18 £400 -1.54% 2
North West -24 15 £344 +14.58% 10
South East -41 15 £325 -21.21% 13
South West +1 11 £325 -13.33% 4
Wales -10 4 £400 +3.23%
East of England -21 4 £494 +64.58% 1
Midlands -41 3 £250 +19.05% 8
Scotland -63 3 £170 -18.07% 1
East Midlands - 2 £250 - 3
West Midlands -44 1 £250 +19.05% 5
North East - 1 £160 -

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 75 (39.06%) PHP
2 72 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 72 (37.50%) CMS
3 64 (33.33%) HTML
4 63 (32.81%) CSS
5 54 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (21.88%) SharePoint
7 36 (18.75%) MySQL
8 29 (15.10%) Content Management
8 29 (15.10%) HTML5
9 28 (14.58%) User Experience
10 27 (14.06%) DevOps
10 27 (14.06%) React
11 26 (13.54%) JIRA
11 26 (13.54%) Linux
12 25 (13.02%) Git (software)
13 24 (12.50%) AWS
14 22 (11.46%) Front End Development
14 22 (11.46%) Full Stack Development
15 21 (10.94%) Sass
15 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
16 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
16 20 (10.42%) Web Development
16 20 (10.42%) jQuery
16 20 (10.42%) Docker
17 19 (9.90%) AngularJS
17 19 (9.90%) Marketing
17 19 (9.90%) Azure
17 19 (9.90%) Node.js
18 18 (9.38%) Accessibility

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 72 (37.50%) CMS
2 42 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.77%) Confluence
3 13 (6.77%) WordPress
4 12 (6.25%) Apache
5 6 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.60%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.60%) Headless CMS
7 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.08%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.52%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.04%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.04%) Sketch
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Shopify
2 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) Magento
3 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.50%) AWS
2 19 (9.90%) Azure
3 12 (6.25%) npm
4 10 (5.21%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (4.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 8 (4.17%) Power Platform
6 8 (4.17%) PowerApps
7 5 (2.60%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.08%) AWS Fargate
8 4 (2.08%) IaaS
8 4 (2.08%) PaaS
9 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.56%) Slack
10 2 (1.04%) Amplience
10 2 (1.04%) Datadog
10 2 (1.04%) Google Docs
10 2 (1.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) DNS
1 6 (3.13%) Intranet
2 3 (1.56%) Firewall
2 3 (1.56%) LAN
2 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.56%) WAN
2 3 (1.56%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.04%) HTTP
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.75%) MySQL
2 8 (4.17%) Power BI
3 6 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (3.13%) MariaDB
3 6 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (13.54%) JIRA
2 25 (13.02%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.73%) gulp
3 11 (5.73%) webpack
4 9 (4.69%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.08%) Babel
7 4 (2.08%) GitLab
7 4 (2.08%) JSUnit
7 4 (2.08%) Maven
7 4 (2.08%) Mocha
7 4 (2.08%) Selenium
7 4 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.56%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.56%) Storybook
8 3 (1.56%) Subversion
8 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (9.90%) Marketing
2 14 (7.29%) Social Skills
3 12 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.73%) Publishing
5 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.08%) Local Government
5 4 (2.08%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Welsh Language
6 3 (1.56%) Finance
6 3 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (55.73%) Developer
2 74 (38.54%) Drupal Developer
3 26 (13.54%) Architect
4 16 (8.33%) Drupal Architect
5 15 (7.81%) Designer
5 15 (7.81%) PHP Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (5.73%) Web Designer
9 10 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.21%) Senior Drupal Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.65%) Data Manager
12 7 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.13%) Development Manager
14 5 (2.60%) Digital Developer
14 5 (2.60%) Interaction Designer
14 5 (2.60%) React Developer
15 4 (2.08%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (33.33%) HTML
2 63 (32.81%) CSS
3 29 (15.10%) HTML5
4 27 (14.06%) React
5 21 (10.94%) Sass
6 20 (10.42%) jQuery
7 19 (9.90%) AngularJS
7 19 (9.90%) Node.js
8 17 (8.85%) CSS3
9 13 (6.77%) LAMP
10 10 (5.21%) SOAP
10 10 (5.21%) Vue.js
10 10 (5.21%) Web Services
11 9 (4.69%) REST
12 8 (4.17%) Twig
13 7 (3.65%) .NET
13 7 (3.65%) Ajax
13 7 (3.65%) GatsbyJS
13 7 (3.65%) Symfony
13 7 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.58%) User Experience
2 12 (6.25%) Social Media
3 11 (5.73%) Taxonomies
4 5 (2.60%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.08%) Life Science
6 2 (1.04%) iPad
6 2 (1.04%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.54%) Linux
2 5 (2.60%) Windows
2 5 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.10%) Content Management
3 27 (14.06%) DevOps
4 22 (11.46%) Front End Development
4 22 (11.46%) Full Stack Development
5 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 20 (10.42%) Web Development
7 17 (8.85%) Scrum
8 16 (8.33%) Analytics
9 14 (7.29%) Migration
10 13 (6.77%) Project Management
10 13 (6.77%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.73%) Web Design
12 10 (5.21%) CRM
12 10 (5.21%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (5.21%) Prototyping
12 10 (5.21%) Rapid Prototyping
12 10 (5.21%) SDLC
12 10 (5.21%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 75 (39.06%) PHP
2 72 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.25%) TypeScript
4 8 (4.17%) Java
5 7 (3.65%) SQL
6 6 (3.13%) Python
7 5 (2.60%) ES6
7 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.56%) PHP 5
8 3 (1.56%) Ruby
8 3 (1.56%) Rust
9 2 (1.04%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.52%) C#
10 1 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.60%) Degree
3 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) CISSP
4 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.52%) MBA
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.38%) Accessibility
2 6 (3.13%) QA
3 3 (1.56%) WCAG
4 2 (1.04%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (10.42%) Docker
2 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Kubernetes
1 9 (4.69%) Terraform
2 7 (3.65%) Packer
3 5 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.56%) Ansible
5 2 (1.04%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) Consul
6 1 (0.52%) Graphite
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.52%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.77%) Adobe
3 11 (5.73%) Google
4 10 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.08%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.04%) New Relic
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (0.52%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.52%) Splunk
8 1 (0.52%) Zend