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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 432 408
Rank change year-on-year +72 -24  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 268 227 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.43% 2.33% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 148 168
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.63% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year +163.63% -80.70%  

Drupal is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7806 9763 9839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.08% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 6503 6153
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 242 324
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Drupal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 248 £350 -6.66% 68
London -6 106 £375 - 23
South East +39 49 £330 +10.00% 14
North West +51 48 £325 -1.96% 9
Liverpool - 33 £300 - 5
Merseyside - 33 £300 - 5
Oxfordshire +11 20 £325 +26.82% 4
East Midlands +9 16 £304 +6.57% 1
Oxford +10 15 £350 +55.55% 1
Scotland +36 13 £413 +43.47% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 13 - - 1
Manchester +20 11 £338 +3.68% 3
Edinburgh +22 10 £456 +58.69% 2
South West -1 10 £250 +17.64% 11
Leicestershire +1 9 £300 +5.26%
West Sussex +21 8 £425 +50.44%
Milton Keynes -9 8 - - 1
City of London -11 7 £350 -5.40% 5
Worthing - 7 £440 -
West Midlands - 7 £325 - 3
Greenwich - 6 £195 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £475 -
Hampshire +13 4 £288 -4.16% 2
Bristol -7 4 £250 +25.00% 4
Birmingham - 4 £325 - 1
North East +68 3 £400 - 2
Southampton +6 3 £300 - 2
South Wales - 3 - - 1
Cardiff - 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 249 (52.64%) HTML
2 240 (50.74%) PHP
3 211 (44.61%) CSS
4 164 (34.67%) JavaScript
5 150 (31.71%) MySQL
6 144 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (27.06%) CMS
8 115 (24.31%) jQuery
9 102 (21.56%) HTML5
10 87 (18.39%) Git (software)
11 66 (13.95%) Symfony
12 58 (12.26%) CSS3
13 56 (11.84%) AngularJS
14 55 (11.63%) Web Development
15 53 (11.21%) Front End Development
16 51 (10.78%) WordPress
17 49 (10.36%) Microsoft
18 45 (9.51%) SQL
19 43 (9.09%) Marketing
20 41 (8.67%) Content Management
21 40 (8.46%) Linux
22 38 (8.03%) Finance
22 38 (8.03%) Jenkins
23 37 (7.82%) Sass
24 36 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
25 33 (6.98%) Umbraco
26 32 (6.77%) Scrum
27 31 (6.55%) E-Commerce
27 31 (6.55%) Laravel
28 30 (6.34%) DevOps

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
1 128 (27.06%) CMS
2 51 (10.78%) WordPress
3 33 (6.98%) Umbraco
4 18 (3.81%) Apache
5 14 (2.96%) Apache Solr
6 13 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.90%) Alfresco
8 9 (1.90%) Liferay
9 8 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.63%) Confluence
10 3 (0.63%) SAS
11 2 (0.42%) DNN
11 2 (0.42%) Kentico
11 2 (0.42%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.42%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.21%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.42%) InDesign
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.02%) Magento
2 9 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.42%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.59%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 15 (3.17%) Google Analytics
4 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.90%) GitHub
6 8 (1.69%) PaaS
7 6 (1.27%) SaaS
8 3 (0.63%) AdWords
8 3 (0.63%) Office 365
9 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.42%) Slack
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.21%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.69%) Internet
1 8 (1.69%) Intranet
2 2 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.21%) LDAP
3 1 (0.21%) Network Security
3 1 (0.21%) Skype
3 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (31.71%) MySQL
2 23 (4.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.75%) Power BI
4 11 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.85%) Big Data
8 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.42%) MOLAP
10 2 (0.42%) OLAP
10 2 (0.42%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.42%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 87 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.03%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.23%) Grunt
4 14 (2.96%) PHPUnit
5 12 (2.54%) Selenium
6 9 (1.90%) gulp
6 9 (1.90%) Jasmine
6 9 (1.90%) JIRA
7 8 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.69%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.27%) Hudson
9 5 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.06%) PhantomJS
10 4 (0.85%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.85%) Subversion
11 3 (0.63%) git-flow
11 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.63%) Mocha
12 2 (0.42%) Sinon.JS
General
1 43 (9.09%) Marketing
2 38 (8.03%) Finance
3 15 (3.17%) Retail
4 13 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.33%) Publishing
6 9 (1.90%) Electronics
6 9 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.48%) Legal
8 6 (1.27%) Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.63%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Games
11 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 374 (79.07%) Developer
2 270 (57.08%) Drupal Developer
3 79 (16.70%) PHP Developer
4 50 (10.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 42 (8.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (4.44%) MySQL Developer
6 21 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 19 (4.02%) Senior Developer
8 17 (3.59%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.17%) Architect
9 15 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (3.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 15 (3.17%) Project Manager
10 14 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (2.75%) HTML Developer
11 13 (2.75%) Symfony Developer
12 11 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (2.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 11 (2.33%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (52.64%) HTML
2 211 (44.61%) CSS
3 115 (24.31%) jQuery
4 102 (21.56%) HTML5
5 66 (13.95%) Symfony
6 58 (12.26%) CSS3
7 56 (11.84%) AngularJS
8 37 (7.82%) Sass
9 31 (6.55%) Laravel
10 30 (6.34%) LAMP
11 28 (5.92%) Node.js
11 28 (5.92%) XML
12 23 (4.86%) JSON
12 23 (4.86%) RESTful
13 22 (4.65%) REST
14 21 (4.44%) .NET
15 18 (3.81%) Ajax
15 18 (3.81%) React
16 15 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (2.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.86%) User Experience
2 22 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.75%) e-Learning
5 9 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.85%) NHS
8 4 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.63%) Social Media
10 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.42%) EPoS
10 2 (0.42%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.42%) iPad
10 2 (0.42%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.42%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.42%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.46%) Linux
2 13 (2.75%) Windows
3 10 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.85%) SUSE
4 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.63%) Android
5 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (11.63%) Web Development
3 53 (11.21%) Front End Development
4 41 (8.67%) Content Management
5 36 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (6.77%) Scrum
7 31 (6.55%) E-Commerce
8 30 (6.34%) DevOps
9 26 (5.50%) TDD
10 25 (5.29%) Analytics
11 24 (5.07%) MVC
12 23 (4.86%) Migration
13 21 (4.44%) Open Source
14 20 (4.23%) CRM
15 18 (3.81%) BDD
15 18 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (3.81%) Project Management
16 16 (3.38%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (3.38%) Time Management
16 16 (3.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 240 (50.74%) PHP
2 164 (34.67%) JavaScript
3 45 (9.51%) SQL
4 30 (6.34%) Python
5 17 (3.59%) Java
6 16 (3.38%) C#
7 15 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.90%) R
10 4 (0.85%) Ruby
11 2 (0.42%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.42%) Perl
11 2 (0.42%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.21%) ES6
12 1 (0.21%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (2.54%) Degree
2 7 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.85%) CCA
4 3 (0.63%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.63%) ISEB
5 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) Docker
2 3 (0.63%) Varnish
3 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 20 (4.23%) Ansible
1 20 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (4.23%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Kibana
2 2 (0.42%) logstash
2 2 (0.42%) Piwik
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.21%) Plesk
3 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 49 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.71%) Oracle
3 18 (3.81%) Google
4 16 (3.38%) Sitecore
5 14 (2.96%) IBM
6 13 (2.75%) Zend
7 12 (2.54%) Adobe
8 9 (1.90%) OpenText
8 9 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.90%) SAP
9 6 (1.27%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.85%) Apigee
11 3 (0.63%) Panasonic
12 2 (0.42%) HubSpot
12 2 (0.42%) hybris
12 2 (0.42%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.42%) Nintex
12 2 (0.42%) Splunk
12 2 (0.42%) Tableau
12 2 (0.42%) WSO2
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400.00 - £444.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £390 per day 3 month contract
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Robert Half
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 13 days ago