The median contractor rate for a PHP Drupal Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Drupal Developer
UK
Rank 582 621 608
Rank change year-on-year +39 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Drupal Developer 14 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.040% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.042% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Median daily rate £325 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £291 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  
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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Drupal Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Drupal Developer in the UK

PHP Drupal Developer
Top 10 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 24 March 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 +28 14 £325 +1.56% 11
London +29 8 £350 +9.37% 5
North West +32 4 £325 -23.52% 2
Merseyside - 4 £325 - 2
Liverpool - 4 £325 - 2
City of London - 3 £350 - 1
East Midlands -3 1 £300 -4.00% 1
South West -5 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -

PHP Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 30 (100.00%) PHP
1 30 (100.00%) Drupal
2 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (60.00%) HTML
4 15 (50.00%) MySQL
5 14 (46.67%) CSS
6 13 (43.33%) jQuery
7 11 (36.67%) CMS
8 8 (26.67%) Symfony
8 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 7 (23.33%) Laravel
9 7 (23.33%) Web Development
9 7 (23.33%) CRM
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) OO
10 6 (20.00%) LAMP
10 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.00%) HTML5
11 5 (16.67%) Apache Solr
12 4 (13.33%) WordPress
12 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Sass
12 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
12 4 (13.33%) DevOps
12 4 (13.33%) MVC
12 4 (13.33%) Apache
12 4 (13.33%) OOP
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy

PHP Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 30 (100.00%) Drupal
2 11 (36.67%) CMS
3 5 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 4 (13.33%) WordPress
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
1 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.00%) Hudson
3 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (10.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Firebug
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
5 1 (3.33%) gulp
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) jQuery
4 8 (26.67%) Symfony
5 7 (23.33%) Laravel
6 6 (20.00%) HTML5
6 6 (20.00%) LAMP
7 4 (13.33%) Sass
8 3 (10.00%) CSS3
9 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
9 2 (6.67%) RESTful
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) XHTML
10 1 (3.33%) Ajax
10 1 (3.33%) Behat
10 1 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.33%) D3.js
10 1 (3.33%) Lucene
10 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) CRM
1 7 (23.33%) Web Development
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) OOP
3 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.00%) SEO
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) OOD
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PHP 7
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) GlusterFS
1 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Piwik
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.33%) Zend
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