Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 565 558 441
Rank change year-on-year -7 -117 +96
Contract jobs citing Drupal 284 373 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.03% 2.18% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 251 377
UK median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £232 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.08% +11.21% +163.64%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.50 £27.00
90th Percentile £34.00 £43.83 £156.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £33.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year -12.78% +14.66% +222.22%

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 13,973 17,118 16,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 16.75% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,866 11,179 10,536
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £263
90th Percentile £633 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 405 412
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +3.46% -2.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.96 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.73% -5.16%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Drupal.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor 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 19 August 2019. 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 -27 261 £381 +1.67% 121
UK excluding London -21 161 £338 -3.57% 91
London +12 123 £400 +6.67% 33
South East -4 51 £263 -30.00% 20
North of England +27 38 £400 - 19
South West -29 29 £338 +17.39% 23
Yorkshire +31 28 £400 -5.88% 14
Scotland +55 15 £300 +192.68% 1
Midlands +10 15 £375 +36.36% 23
West Midlands +19 12 £375 +50.00% 16
North West -5 9 £450 +80.00% 2
East of England +14 5 £450 +53.85% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 1
Wales - 4 £325 - 1
East Midlands +16 3 £363 -26.77% 7
North East +24 1 £400 +95.12% 3

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 175 (61.62%) PHP
2 125 (44.01%) CSS
3 121 (42.61%) JavaScript
4 120 (42.25%) HTML
5 87 (30.63%) CMS
6 72 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (24.30%) Git (software)
8 64 (22.54%) HTML5
9 60 (21.13%) MySQL
10 58 (20.42%) CSS3
11 46 (16.20%) Web Development
11 46 (16.20%) AngularJS
11 46 (16.20%) Front End Development
12 45 (15.85%) jQuery
13 41 (14.44%) WordPress
14 39 (13.73%) Open Source
15 37 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (13.03%) Content Management
15 37 (13.03%) Migration
15 37 (13.03%) Scrum
15 37 (13.03%) Linux
16 36 (12.68%) JIRA
17 33 (11.62%) Sass
18 32 (11.27%) User Experience
18 32 (11.27%) Java
19 28 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (9.86%) Node.js
20 24 (8.45%) DevOps
21 23 (8.10%) React
21 23 (8.10%) Analytics

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 87 (30.63%) CMS
2 41 (14.44%) WordPress
3 13 (4.58%) Apache
4 10 (3.52%) Moodle
5 9 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.82%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.46%) Confluence
8 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.76%) JBoss
9 5 (1.76%) Totara
10 3 (1.06%) Jadu
10 3 (1.06%) Liferay
10 3 (1.06%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.70%) DNN
11 2 (0.70%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.70%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.70%) Kentico
11 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.06%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.35%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 20 (7.04%) Magento
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.99%) Heroku
4 12 (4.23%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.11%) GitHub
5 6 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.11%) npm
6 3 (1.06%) Apigee
6 3 (1.06%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (1.06%) Slack
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.70%) IaaS
7 2 (0.70%) PaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Trello
8 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.76%) SSH
2 2 (0.70%) Firewall
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
2 2 (0.70%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.13%) MySQL
2 15 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.76%) Redis
5 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.70%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.68%) JIRA
3 22 (7.75%) Selenium
4 17 (5.99%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.87%) Bitbucket
6 10 (3.52%) Vagrant
7 9 (3.17%) Grunt
8 7 (2.46%) gulp
9 5 (1.76%) GitLab
10 4 (1.41%) GoCD
10 4 (1.41%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.06%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.06%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.06%) Subversion
11 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 14 (4.93%) Marketing
2 12 (4.23%) Retail
3 7 (2.46%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.11%) Banking
4 6 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.11%) Publishing
5 5 (1.76%) Finance
6 3 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (74.65%) Developer
2 119 (41.90%) Drupal Developer
3 48 (16.90%) PHP Developer
4 26 (9.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (6.34%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 17 (5.99%) Web Developer
7 16 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (3.87%) Angular Developer
8 11 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (3.87%) Web Content Specialist
8 11 (3.87%) Web Specialist
9 10 (3.52%) Senior Developer
10 8 (2.82%) Administrator
11 7 (2.46%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (2.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.11%) Architect
12 6 (2.11%) HTML Developer
12 6 (2.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.11%) MySQL Developer
13 5 (1.76%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (44.01%) CSS
2 120 (42.25%) HTML
3 64 (22.54%) HTML5
4 58 (20.42%) CSS3
5 46 (16.20%) AngularJS
6 45 (15.85%) jQuery
7 33 (11.62%) Sass
8 28 (9.86%) Node.js
8 28 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (8.10%) React
10 21 (7.39%) Laravel
10 21 (7.39%) REST
11 16 (5.63%) LAMP
12 13 (4.58%) Ajax
12 13 (4.58%) SOAP
13 12 (4.23%) RESTful
14 11 (3.87%) Web Services
15 10 (3.52%) LESS
15 10 (3.52%) Twig
16 9 (3.17%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.27%) User Experience
2 13 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.82%) EPoS
4 7 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.76%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.76%) W3C
7 4 (1.41%) iPad
8 3 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.06%) Social Media
8 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.70%) DataPower
9 2 (0.70%) FMCG
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.03%) Linux
2 10 (3.52%) Windows
3 6 (2.11%) Unix
4 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.20%) Front End Development
2 46 (16.20%) Web Development
3 39 (13.73%) Open Source
4 37 (13.03%) Content Management
4 37 (13.03%) Migration
4 37 (13.03%) Scrum
5 24 (8.45%) DevOps
6 23 (8.10%) Analytics
7 20 (7.04%) Test Automation
8 19 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (6.34%) MVC
10 16 (5.63%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.63%) TDD
10 16 (5.63%) Workflow
11 15 (5.28%) OO
12 14 (4.93%) Cross-Browser Development
12 14 (4.93%) Project Management
12 14 (4.93%) SEO
13 13 (4.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 175 (61.62%) PHP
2 121 (42.61%) JavaScript
3 32 (11.27%) Java
4 18 (6.34%) TypeScript
5 12 (4.23%) SQL
6 9 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.17%) ES6
6 9 (3.17%) Ruby
7 8 (2.82%) C#
8 6 (2.11%) Perl
8 6 (2.11%) Python
9 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) Go
10 1 (0.35%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.35%) R
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (0.70%) Degree
1 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.35%) HNC
2 1 (0.35%) HND
2 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 7 (2.46%) GDPR
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.70%) WCAG
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (7.04%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) Varnish
2 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) Ansible
2 6 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.11%) Terraform
3 5 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.70%) Nagios
4 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.35%) Kibana
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (5.63%) Google
2 13 (4.58%) Apple
3 12 (4.23%) Yahoo!
4 10 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.17%) Adobe
5 9 (3.17%) Hotjar
6 8 (2.82%) NCR
7 5 (1.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.41%) Talend
9 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.06%) hybris
9 3 (1.06%) IBM
9 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.70%) WSO2
10 2 (0.70%) Zend
11 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle
11 1 (0.35%) Pardot
11 1 (0.35%) Twitter
11 1 (0.35%) Veracode