Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Drupal Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 850 843
Rank change year-on-year +38 -7 -38
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Drupal Developer 63 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.044% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.046% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 42
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £275 £162 £203
90th Percentile £442 £438 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £369 £300
% change year-on-year -11.86% +22.92% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

PHP Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PHP Drupal Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 13 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +35 56 £345 -8.00% 6
UK excluding London +47 38 £325 -11.86% 3
London -33 23 £400 +6.67% 3
South East +18 14 £315 -19.23% 2
North of England +58 8 £325 -22.62%
Midlands - 8 £325 - 1
North West +28 5 £338 +3.69%
Scotland -1 5 £525 -
West Midlands - 5 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +20 3 £325 -23.53%
East Midlands - 3 £313 -
South West - 2 £338 -
East of England -16 1 £275 -21.43%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 63 (100.00%) PHP
1 63 (100.00%) Drupal
2 52 (82.54%) HTML
3 49 (77.78%) CSS
4 46 (73.02%) JavaScript
5 35 (55.56%) MySQL
6 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (50.79%) Git (software)
8 27 (42.86%) HTML5
9 25 (39.68%) CSS3
10 23 (36.51%) jQuery
11 18 (28.57%) CMS
12 15 (23.81%) Ajax
13 14 (22.22%) Web Development
13 14 (22.22%) WordPress
14 13 (20.63%) Finance
15 12 (19.05%) TDD
15 12 (19.05%) Symfony
16 10 (15.87%) QA
16 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
16 10 (15.87%) OO
17 9 (14.29%) Linux
17 9 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (14.29%) Sass
17 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 9 (14.29%) JIRA
17 9 (14.29%) Marketing
18 8 (12.70%) Google
18 8 (12.70%) Subversion
18 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration

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 63 (100.00%) Drupal
2 18 (28.57%) CMS
3 14 (22.22%) WordPress
4 8 (12.70%) nginx
5 7 (11.11%) Apache Solr
6 6 (9.52%) Apache
7 3 (4.76%) Confluence
8 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Skype
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) SMTP
2 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (50.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (12.70%) Subversion
4 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.59%) git-flow
6 1 (1.59%) Grunt
6 1 (1.59%) gulp
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Electronics
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Publishing
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Games
5 3 (4.76%) Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.59%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (82.54%) HTML
2 49 (77.78%) CSS
3 27 (42.86%) HTML5
4 25 (39.68%) CSS3
5 23 (36.51%) jQuery
6 15 (23.81%) Ajax
7 12 (19.05%) Symfony
8 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 9 (14.29%) Sass
9 7 (11.11%) Web Services
10 6 (9.52%) LAMP
10 6 (9.52%) RESTful
10 6 (9.52%) XML
11 5 (7.94%) Google Maps API
11 5 (7.94%) JSON
11 5 (7.94%) Open Graph
11 5 (7.94%) Twig
11 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.76%) Laravel
12 3 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Fintech
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.17%) Social Media
4 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Web Development
3 12 (19.05%) TDD
4 10 (15.87%) OO
4 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
5 9 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.70%) MVC
6 8 (12.70%) OOP
7 7 (11.11%) SEO
7 7 (11.11%) Web Application Development
8 6 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 6 (9.52%) OO PHP
8 6 (9.52%) Web Design
8 6 (9.52%) Workflow
9 5 (7.94%) A/B Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.94%) Prototyping
9 5 (7.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (73.02%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) BC Cleared
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Google
2 6 (9.52%) Twitter
3 5 (7.94%) Facebook
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) Zend
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com