Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 445 446
Rank change year-on-year -29 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Drupal 461 520 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.69% 2.68% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 359 414
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £235 £215 £225
90th Percentile £450 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £34.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +52.22% +82.93%
10th Percentile £25.00 £11.60 £21.55
90th Percentile £36.50 £59.13 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £34.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -15.33% -4.86% +192.68%

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 17155 19384 20012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.51% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12557 12574
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.45%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £605 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 478 605
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 -41 434 £350 -4.44% 76
UK excluding London +47 238 £325 -4.41% 54
London -90 219 £375 - 23
South East +29 88 £325 -7.14% 21
North of England +51 61 £325 -13.33% 14
North West +39 46 £325 -7.14% 9
South West +4 33 £238 -17.39% 4
Scotland +2 20 £500 +85.19%
Midlands +15 18 £325 -16.13% 8
East of England -11 16 £325 -3.70% 6
West Midlands +13 13 £325 -16.13% 3
Yorkshire +5 8 £300 -27.27% 5
North East +65 7 £380 -4.40%
East Midlands +4 5 £313 - 4
Wales - 3 £275 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Drupal.

1 289 (62.69%) PHP
2 281 (60.95%) HTML
3 262 (56.83%) CSS
4 237 (51.41%) JavaScript
5 173 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (35.14%) MySQL
7 144 (31.24%) Git (software)
8 121 (26.25%) jQuery
9 113 (24.51%) CMS
10 96 (20.82%) HTML5
11 77 (16.70%) Web Development
12 76 (16.49%) WordPress
13 75 (16.27%) CSS3
14 68 (14.75%) Front End Development
15 63 (13.67%) Sass
16 62 (13.45%) Finance
17 54 (11.71%) AngularJS
18 53 (11.50%) SQL
19 51 (11.06%) Marketing
20 50 (10.85%) Symfony
21 47 (10.20%) TDD
21 47 (10.20%) Scrum
21 47 (10.20%) Linux
22 44 (9.54%) Web Services
23 43 (9.33%) JIRA
24 39 (8.46%) REST
24 39 (8.46%) Java
25 37 (8.03%) CRM
25 37 (8.03%) LAMP
25 37 (8.03%) Apache Solr

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
1 113 (24.51%) CMS
2 76 (16.49%) WordPress
3 37 (8.03%) Apache Solr
4 22 (4.77%) Apache
5 19 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.47%) nginx
7 15 (3.25%) Confluence
8 14 (3.04%) Liferay
8 14 (3.04%) Umbraco
9 13 (2.82%) Alfresco
9 13 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (2.39%) Joomla!
11 9 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (1.30%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.65%) Moodle
13 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.43%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 28 (6.07%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.30%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.43%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.43%) InDesign
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (4.56%) Magento
2 5 (1.08%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.43%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.22%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.99%) GitHub
3 18 (3.90%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.74%) Office 365
6 4 (0.87%) SaaS
6 4 (0.87%) Slack
7 3 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.65%) npm
7 3 (0.65%) Serverless
8 2 (0.43%) Akamai
8 2 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.43%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Trello
9 1 (0.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.30%) SSH
2 5 (1.08%) Internet
2 5 (1.08%) Skype
3 4 (0.87%) Firewall
3 4 (0.87%) Intranet
3 4 (0.87%) LAN
3 4 (0.87%) MPLS
3 4 (0.87%) OSPF
3 4 (0.87%) SAN
3 4 (0.87%) WAN
3 4 (0.87%) WLAN
4 2 (0.43%) DNS
4 2 (0.43%) FTP
4 2 (0.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.43%) SMTP
4 2 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (35.14%) MySQL
2 18 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.30%) Power BI
6 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.65%) GIS
8 3 (0.65%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.43%) Redis
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 144 (31.24%) Git (software)
2 43 (9.33%) JIRA
3 29 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.90%) Subversion
5 15 (3.25%) Grunt
6 13 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 11 (2.39%) gulp
8 9 (1.95%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.52%) GitLab
9 7 (1.52%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.52%) Selenium
10 6 (1.30%) Maven
11 5 (1.08%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.87%) git-flow
12 4 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.87%) Mockito
12 4 (0.87%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.65%) PhantomJS
General
1 62 (13.45%) Finance
2 51 (11.06%) Marketing
3 28 (6.07%) Publishing
4 8 (1.74%) Banking
5 7 (1.52%) Advertising
5 7 (1.52%) Games
5 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.30%) Electronics
6 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.87%) Retail
9 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 361 (78.31%) Developer
2 254 (55.10%) Drupal Developer
3 101 (21.91%) PHP Developer
4 66 (14.32%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 54 (11.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 28 (6.07%) HTML Developer
7 22 (4.77%) Web Developer
8 20 (4.34%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (3.90%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (3.47%) WordPress Developer
11 14 (3.04%) Consultant
12 13 (2.82%) Architect
12 13 (2.82%) MySQL Developer
12 13 (2.82%) Senior Drupal Developer
13 11 (2.39%) Analyst
13 11 (2.39%) PHP WordPress Developer
14 10 (2.17%) Angular Developer
14 10 (2.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 10 (2.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (60.95%) HTML
2 262 (56.83%) CSS
3 121 (26.25%) jQuery
4 96 (20.82%) HTML5
5 75 (16.27%) CSS3
6 63 (13.67%) Sass
7 54 (11.71%) AngularJS
8 50 (10.85%) Symfony
9 44 (9.54%) Web Services
10 39 (8.46%) REST
11 37 (8.03%) LAMP
12 30 (6.51%) RESTful
13 29 (6.29%) Ajax
14 26 (5.64%) SOAP
15 25 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (4.99%) XML
17 21 (4.56%) React
18 20 (4.34%) Drush
19 19 (4.12%) LESS
19 19 (4.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.72%) User Experience
2 18 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.52%) Social Media
5 5 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.08%) Replication
6 4 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.65%) Fintech
7 3 (0.65%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.65%) iPad
7 3 (0.65%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.65%) Video Editing
7 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.43%) FMCG
8 2 (0.43%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.43%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.20%) Linux
2 6 (1.30%) Windows
3 5 (1.08%) Android
4 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.87%) CentOS
5 3 (0.65%) SUSE
5 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.65%) Unix
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) webOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (16.70%) Web Development
3 68 (14.75%) Front End Development
4 47 (10.20%) Scrum
4 47 (10.20%) TDD
5 37 (8.03%) CRM
6 34 (7.38%) OO
7 33 (7.16%) Test Automation
8 32 (6.94%) Content Management
8 32 (6.94%) Open Source
9 31 (6.72%) Migration
9 31 (6.72%) MVC
10 30 (6.51%) OOP
10 30 (6.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 29 (6.29%) E-Commerce
12 27 (5.86%) Project Management
13 24 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (5.21%) Web Design
14 23 (4.99%) Digital Marketing
14 23 (4.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 289 (62.69%) PHP
2 237 (51.41%) JavaScript
3 53 (11.50%) SQL
4 39 (8.46%) Java
5 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.08%) Python
8 4 (0.87%) Ruby
8 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.65%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.65%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.43%) Perl
10 2 (0.43%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.43%) XPath
11 1 (0.22%) C#
11 1 (0.22%) Go
11 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.77%) Degree
2 7 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.08%) BC Cleared
3 5 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.87%) CCNP
4 4 (0.87%) CCSE
4 4 (0.87%) CISA
4 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.87%) CISMP
4 4 (0.87%) CISSP
5 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.65%) PMP
6 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.56%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) GDPR
3 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.65%) WCAG
4 2 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.52%) Docker
3 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.43%) Varnish
5 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (0.87%) Puppet
1 4 (0.87%) SCCM
1 4 (0.87%) SCOM
2 3 (0.65%) Ansible
2 3 (0.65%) Kibana
2 3 (0.65%) logstash
2 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.43%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 33 (7.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.86%) Google
3 22 (4.77%) Adobe
4 21 (4.56%) Oracle
5 16 (3.47%) IBM
5 16 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.25%) Sitecore
7 13 (2.82%) OpenText
8 10 (2.17%) Splunk
9 9 (1.95%) Zend
10 8 (1.74%) Twitter
11 7 (1.52%) Facebook
12 6 (1.30%) Citrix
12 6 (1.30%) HubSpot
12 6 (1.30%) Nintex
12 6 (1.30%) SAP
13 5 (1.08%) EMC
14 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.87%) Cisco
14 4 (0.87%) Juniper