The median contractor rate for a PHP Drupal Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

PHP Drupal Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 633 621
Rank change year-on-year +62 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Drupal Developer 36 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.036% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 15
Median daily rate £325 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +9.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year - +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

PHP Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured PHP Drupal Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Drupal Developer in the UK

PHP Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Drupal Developer in the UK

PHP Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Drupal Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Drupal Developer in the UK

PHP Drupal Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Drupal Developer in the UK

PHP Drupal Developer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Drupal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +55 36 £325 -10.34% 9
South East +41 12 £413 +31.11% 2
London -5 9 £400 +4.91%
East Midlands - 6 £304 -
Oxford - 6 £401 - 1
Leicestershire - 6 £304 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £401 - 2
North West +27 5 £325 -0.15% 4
Liverpool - 5 £325 - 3
Merseyside - 5 £325 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
City of London -5 3 £425 +11.47%
Birmingham - 3 £325 - 1
West Sussex +22 2 £520 +65.07%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £520 -
Greenwich - 1 £170 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

PHP Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, PHP Drupal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring PHP Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) PHP
1 50 (100.00%) Drupal
2 42 (84.00%) HTML
3 35 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (70.00%) CSS
4 33 (66.00%) MySQL
5 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
6 22 (44.00%) jQuery
7 20 (40.00%) HTML5
8 18 (36.00%) Symfony
9 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (28.00%) CMS
11 13 (26.00%) CSS3
12 12 (24.00%) Linux
13 11 (22.00%) Apache
13 11 (22.00%) LAMP
14 10 (20.00%) RESTful
15 9 (18.00%) Laravel
15 9 (18.00%) Ajax
15 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
16 8 (16.00%) Web Development
16 8 (16.00%) TDD
16 8 (16.00%) OOP
16 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
16 8 (16.00%) PHPUnit
17 7 (14.00%) Retail
17 7 (14.00%) Scrum
18 6 (12.00%) MVC
18 6 (12.00%) Microsoft

PHP Drupal Developer Skill Set
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 50 (100.00%) Drupal
2 14 (28.00%) CMS
3 11 (22.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) WordPress
6 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (6.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (66.00%) MySQL
2 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Power BI
3 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (12.00%) Grunt
5 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (10.00%) Hudson
5 5 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (8.00%) Selenium
7 2 (4.00%) gulp
8 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.00%) git-flow
8 1 (2.00%) JIRA
8 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (84.00%) HTML
2 35 (70.00%) CSS
3 22 (44.00%) jQuery
4 20 (40.00%) HTML5
5 18 (36.00%) Symfony
6 13 (26.00%) CSS3
7 11 (22.00%) LAMP
8 10 (20.00%) RESTful
9 9 (18.00%) Ajax
9 9 (18.00%) Laravel
10 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.00%) Node.js
11 4 (8.00%) REST
12 3 (6.00%) Sass
12 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (2.00%) Angular 2
13 1 (2.00%) Behat
13 1 (2.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (16.00%) OOP
3 8 (16.00%) TDD
3 8 (16.00%) Web Development
4 7 (14.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) MVC
6 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.00%) CRM
6 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.00%) OO
9 2 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.00%) OOD
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Ansible
1 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago