Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 419 527
Rank change year-on-year -176 +108 -42
Contract jobs citing Drupal 302 494 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 3.17% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 363 248
UK median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - -
10th Percentile £248 £250 £261
90th Percentile £500 £475 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
UK median hourly rate £23.80 £102.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.67% +1033.33% -74.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year -43.10% +222.22% -80.43%

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 16,613 15,587 18,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.37% 17.12% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,040 10,063 11,979
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 354 449
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.92 £50.35 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Top 14 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 26 May 2018. 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 -163 299 £361 +3.21% 150
UK excluding London -81 164 £350 +7.69% 97
London -146 133 £375 - 61
South East -32 71 £375 +7.14% 28
North of England -44 38 £350 +7.69% 18
North West -41 34 £350 +7.69% 10
Midlands -16 28 £328 -11.19% 14
South West +7 18 £338 +27.96% 16
East Midlands +3 17 £345 +15.00% 10
West Midlands -27 11 £310 -17.33% 4
East of England -11 7 £263 -16.00% 13
Yorkshire -21 3 £425 +30.77% 8
Scotland -42 2 - - 4
North East +10 1 £205 -48.75%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 180 (59.60%) PHP
2 160 (52.98%) JavaScript
3 152 (50.33%) HTML
4 138 (45.70%) CSS
5 101 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (27.15%) HTML5
7 77 (25.50%) CMS
8 75 (24.83%) MySQL
9 71 (23.51%) Git (software)
10 63 (20.86%) CSS3
11 55 (18.21%) jQuery
12 51 (16.89%) Web Development
13 46 (15.23%) WordPress
14 45 (14.90%) Front End Development
15 44 (14.57%) Sass
16 37 (12.25%) OO
17 36 (11.92%) Content Management
18 33 (10.93%) Marketing
18 33 (10.93%) Symfony
19 32 (10.60%) AngularJS
20 31 (10.26%) GitHub
20 31 (10.26%) React
21 29 (9.60%) LAMP
22 28 (9.27%) E-Commerce
23 24 (7.95%) Jenkins
24 23 (7.62%) Linux
25 21 (6.95%) Node.js
26 20 (6.62%) DevOps
26 20 (6.62%) User Experience
27 19 (6.29%) Amazon AWS

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 77 (25.50%) CMS
2 46 (15.23%) WordPress
3 15 (4.97%) Joomla!
4 13 (4.30%) Apache
5 12 (3.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.99%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.32%) Kentico
7 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.66%) nginx
9 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) InDesign
4 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (5.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.26%) GitHub
2 19 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.64%) Google Analytics
4 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.99%) IaaS
5 6 (1.99%) PaaS
6 4 (1.32%) Office 365
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) Asana
8 1 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) SMS
2 3 (0.99%) Firewall
3 2 (0.66%) DNS
3 2 (0.66%) HTTP
3 2 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.66%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
4 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.83%) MySQL
2 14 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.98%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.65%) MariaDB
4 8 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (23.51%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.64%) Grunt
4 13 (4.30%) gulp
5 11 (3.64%) PHPUnit
6 10 (3.31%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.65%) JIRA
8 7 (2.32%) GitLab
9 4 (1.32%) RSpec
9 4 (1.32%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.99%) Maven
11 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.66%) PostCSS
11 2 (0.66%) Selenium
11 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.66%) Subversion
11 2 (0.66%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.66%) webpack
12 1 (0.33%) JMeter
12 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (10.93%) Marketing
2 14 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.64%) Publishing
4 10 (3.31%) Finance
5 9 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.99%) Banking
7 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 250 (82.78%) Developer
2 178 (58.94%) Drupal Developer
3 57 (18.87%) PHP Developer
4 43 (14.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (12.91%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 24 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 19 (6.29%) Senior Drupal Developer
8 18 (5.96%) HTML Developer
9 14 (4.64%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (3.97%) Architect
11 12 (3.97%) Drupal Architect
12 11 (3.64%) HTML CSS Developer
13 10 (3.31%) Web Architect
13 10 (3.31%) WordPress Developer
14 8 (2.65%) Agile Developer
14 8 (2.65%) Digital Developer
14 8 (2.65%) PHP Architect
15 7 (2.32%) PHP Web Developer
16 6 (1.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (50.33%) HTML
2 138 (45.70%) CSS
3 82 (27.15%) HTML5
4 63 (20.86%) CSS3
5 55 (18.21%) jQuery
6 44 (14.57%) Sass
7 33 (10.93%) Symfony
8 32 (10.60%) AngularJS
9 31 (10.26%) React
10 29 (9.60%) LAMP
11 21 (6.95%) Node.js
12 18 (5.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 17 (5.63%) Laravel
14 15 (4.97%) LESS
15 13 (4.30%) Web Services
16 8 (2.65%) Ajax
17 6 (1.99%) RESTful
18 5 (1.66%) .NET
18 5 (1.66%) REST
18 5 (1.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.62%) User Experience
2 11 (3.64%) Social Media
3 9 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.98%) Fintech
4 8 (2.65%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.32%) PMI
7 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.99%) Replication
8 2 (0.66%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.66%) W3C
9 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.62%) Linux
2 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
2 4 (1.32%) Windows
3 3 (0.99%) Unix
3 3 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (16.89%) Web Development
3 45 (14.90%) Front End Development
4 37 (12.25%) OO
5 36 (11.92%) Content Management
6 28 (9.27%) E-Commerce
7 20 (6.62%) DevOps
8 19 (6.29%) Release Management
9 17 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (5.30%) Test Automation
11 15 (4.97%) Analytics
11 15 (4.97%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (4.97%) TDD
12 14 (4.64%) SEO
13 13 (4.30%) MVC
14 12 (3.97%) Information Architecture
14 12 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.64%) Deployment Automation
16 10 (3.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 180 (59.60%) PHP
2 160 (52.98%) JavaScript
3 12 (3.97%) SQL
4 9 (2.98%) Java
5 6 (1.99%) ES6
5 6 (1.99%) Ruby
6 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.99%) Perl
7 3 (0.99%) PHP 7
8 2 (0.66%) C#
8 2 (0.66%) PHP 5
8 2 (0.66%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.33%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.30%) Degree
2 5 (1.66%) PMI Certification
2 5 (1.66%) PMP
3 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.66%) MBA
4 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.98%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (4.97%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) KVM
2 2 (0.66%) LXC
2 2 (0.66%) vCloud
2 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) NFS
3 1 (0.33%) Samba
3 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.99%) Puppet
4 2 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.66%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.33%) Kibana
5 1 (0.33%) logstash
5 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (4.30%) Adobe
2 11 (3.64%) Google
3 10 (3.31%) Oracle
4 6 (1.99%) Okta
4 6 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.66%) Zend
6 4 (1.32%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.99%) hybris
7 3 (0.99%) VMware
8 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.66%) Capita
8 2 (0.66%) EMC
8 2 (0.66%) NetApp
8 2 (0.66%) Omniture
8 2 (0.66%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix
9 1 (0.33%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.33%) Screaming Frog
9 1 (0.33%) Twitter