Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 167 181
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -27
Contract jobs citing Drupal 8 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.57% 0.081%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% 3.71% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
West Midlands median daily rate £285 £455 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.36% +51.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £170 £363 £277
90th Percentile £355 £456 £330
England median daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.09 £34.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -29.66% -4.86% +125.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 641 835 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.83% 15.38% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 442 473
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £206 £220 £229
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +1.89%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.84 £10.82
90th Percentile £47.00 £29.15 £33.99
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Drupal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the West Midlands

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the West Midlands

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the West Midlands

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Birmingham -19 7 £275 -39.56% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) WordPress
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) MailChimp
5 1 (12.50%) Drush
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
5 1 (12.50%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) GitHub
5 1 (12.50%) Sass

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Drush
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) SAML
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft