Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 423 466
Rank change year-on-year -124 +43 -11
Contract jobs citing Drupal 342 500 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 2.95% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 351 315
UK median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £246 £225 £241
90th Percentile £488 £488 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
UK median hourly rate £24.09 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.48% -58.33% +181.25%
10th Percentile £16.01 £13.58 £22.80
90th Percentile £35.75 £54.62 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £44.40 £40.50
% change year-on-year -34.68% +9.62% +50.70%

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 16,506 16,977 18,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.25% 17.82% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,027 10,935 11,643
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.85%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 362 501
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.99
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.11 £19.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.95% +1.32% +8.57%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -142 336 £350 -6.67% 180
London -114 184 £375 - 70
UK excluding London -59 150 £325 - 112
South East -42 55 £325 -7.14% 36
North of England +38 37 £350 -6.67% 32
North West +23 29 £350 -8.20% 15
South West +9 25 £325 +15.04% 11
Midlands -15 17 £343 -14.38% 22
East of England -13 16 £325 - 9
West Midlands -14 10 £323 -29.12% 9
East Midlands +6 7 £343 +5.38% 13
Yorkshire -7 5 £325 +4.00% 14
North East +47 3 £350 -16.67% 3
Scotland -18 1 £225 -15.09% 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 217 (63.45%) PHP
2 195 (57.02%) HTML
3 178 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 178 (52.05%) CSS
4 125 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (33.33%) MySQL
6 109 (31.87%) Git (software)
7 92 (26.90%) jQuery
8 89 (26.02%) CMS
9 80 (23.39%) HTML5
10 67 (19.59%) CSS3
11 62 (18.13%) Web Development
12 59 (17.25%) WordPress
13 56 (16.37%) Sass
14 48 (14.04%) Front End Development
15 46 (13.45%) Marketing
16 42 (12.28%) TDD
17 38 (11.11%) JIRA
18 35 (10.23%) Jenkins
19 34 (9.94%) OO
20 32 (9.36%) Finance
20 32 (9.36%) AngularJS
21 29 (8.48%) Apache Solr
21 29 (8.48%) React
22 28 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
23 27 (7.89%) LESS
23 27 (7.89%) Photoshop
23 27 (7.89%) SQL
24 26 (7.60%) E-Commerce
24 26 (7.60%) LAMP

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 89 (26.02%) CMS
2 59 (17.25%) WordPress
3 29 (8.48%) Apache Solr
4 20 (5.85%) Joomla!
5 19 (5.56%) Apache
6 12 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (3.51%) Confluence
7 11 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (3.22%) Umbraco
8 8 (2.34%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.05%) nginx
10 6 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.17%) Kentico
12 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.09%) Magento
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 2 (0.58%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.29%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.43%) GitHub
3 18 (5.26%) Google Analytics
4 13 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.63%) Office 365
6 6 (1.75%) IaaS
6 6 (1.75%) PaaS
7 4 (1.17%) Serverless
8 3 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.88%) Slack
9 2 (0.58%) Akamai
9 2 (0.58%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.58%) npm
10 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.29%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) SMS
2 4 (1.17%) Firewall
2 4 (1.17%) Internet
2 4 (1.17%) LAN
2 4 (1.17%) MPLS
2 4 (1.17%) OSPF
2 4 (1.17%) SAN
2 4 (1.17%) Skype
2 4 (1.17%) SSH
2 4 (1.17%) WAN
2 4 (1.17%) WLAN
3 2 (0.58%) DNS
3 2 (0.58%) FTP
3 2 (0.58%) HTTP
3 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 2 (0.58%) SMTP
3 2 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (33.33%) MySQL
2 15 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.34%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.46%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 109 (31.87%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.11%) JIRA
3 35 (10.23%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.68%) Grunt
5 15 (4.39%) Bitbucket
6 14 (4.09%) gulp
7 12 (3.51%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.75%) Selenium
9 5 (1.46%) Maven
9 5 (1.46%) Mockito
9 5 (1.46%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.46%) Subversion
10 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.88%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.88%) RSpec
12 2 (0.58%) JMeter
12 2 (0.58%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.58%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 46 (13.45%) Marketing
2 32 (9.36%) Finance
3 17 (4.97%) Publishing
4 6 (1.75%) Advertising
4 6 (1.75%) Banking
5 4 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.88%) Law
6 3 (0.88%) Legal
6 3 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 285 (83.33%) Developer
2 203 (59.36%) Drupal Developer
3 73 (21.35%) PHP Developer
4 54 (15.79%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 43 (12.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (6.43%) HTML Developer
7 21 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.97%) Web Developer
9 16 (4.68%) WordPress Developer
10 15 (4.39%) Senior Drupal Developer
11 13 (3.80%) HTML CSS Developer
11 13 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (3.22%) MySQL Developer
13 10 (2.92%) Analyst
13 10 (2.92%) PHP Web Developer
13 10 (2.92%) PHP WordPress Developer
14 9 (2.63%) Architect
14 9 (2.63%) Digital Developer
15 8 (2.34%) Business Analyst
16 7 (2.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (57.02%) HTML
2 178 (52.05%) CSS
3 92 (26.90%) jQuery
4 80 (23.39%) HTML5
5 67 (19.59%) CSS3
6 56 (16.37%) Sass
7 32 (9.36%) AngularJS
8 29 (8.48%) React
9 27 (7.89%) LESS
10 26 (7.60%) LAMP
11 24 (7.02%) Ajax
12 21 (6.14%) RESTful
12 21 (6.14%) Symfony
13 19 (5.56%) REST
13 19 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (5.56%) Web Services
14 13 (3.80%) Node.js
15 12 (3.51%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 11 (3.22%) .NET
16 11 (3.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.56%) User Experience
2 17 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.80%) Social Media
4 11 (3.22%) Fintech
5 8 (2.34%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.75%) Replication
7 6 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.88%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.58%) FMCG
11 2 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.58%) NHS
12 1 (0.29%) Animation
12 1 (0.29%) iPhone
12 1 (0.29%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.29%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.85%) Linux
2 6 (1.75%) Windows
3 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.17%) CentOS
5 3 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
6 1 (0.29%) webOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (18.13%) Web Development
3 48 (14.04%) Front End Development
4 42 (12.28%) TDD
5 34 (9.94%) OO
6 26 (7.60%) E-Commerce
7 23 (6.73%) Content Management
8 22 (6.43%) CRM
9 21 (6.14%) OOP
9 21 (6.14%) Scrum
10 20 (5.85%) BDD
10 20 (5.85%) Workflow
11 19 (5.56%) Analytics
11 19 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (5.56%) OO PHP
12 18 (5.26%) Migration
12 18 (5.26%) MVC
13 16 (4.68%) Test Automation
14 15 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 217 (63.45%) PHP
2 178 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 27 (7.89%) SQL
4 18 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (1.46%) ES6
6 3 (0.88%) Ruby
6 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.58%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.29%) C#
8 1 (0.29%) Go
8 1 (0.29%) Perl
8 1 (0.29%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
8 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (6.14%) Degree
2 4 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (1.17%) CCNP
2 4 (1.17%) CCSE
2 4 (1.17%) CISA
2 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.17%) CISMP
2 4 (1.17%) CISSP
2 4 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.97%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) GDPR
3 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.51%) Docker
2 8 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.34%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (1.17%) SCCM
2 4 (1.17%) SCOM
3 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.58%) Ansible
3 2 (0.58%) Kibana
3 2 (0.58%) logstash
3 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (4.97%) Google
1 17 (4.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.68%) Adobe
3 14 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.22%) Oracle
4 11 (3.22%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.63%) Splunk
6 7 (2.05%) Citrix
7 5 (1.46%) Coverity
7 5 (1.46%) EMC
7 5 (1.46%) VMware
8 4 (1.17%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.17%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (1.17%) Hotjar
8 4 (1.17%) hybris
8 4 (1.17%) Optimizely
8 4 (1.17%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.17%) Trustwave
8 4 (1.17%) Veeam