Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 177 186
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 -11
Contract jobs citing Drupal 18 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 1.54% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -28.57% +51.67%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £360
90th Percentile £415 £353 £459
England median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +18.97% -10.77% +41.30%

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 874 715 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.82% 14.56% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 478 581
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £206 £238
90th Percentile £559 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 23
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.86 £11.08
90th Percentile £24.70 £45.80 £24.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the West Midlands

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 11 December 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 +4 8 £375 +20.97% 4
Warwickshire - 7 £238 -
Solihull - 2 £400 -
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 15 (83.33%) CMS
2 13 (72.22%) Content Management
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Umbraco
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (11.11%) Docker
8 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (11.11%) Linode
8 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
8 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
8 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (11.11%) CircleCI

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 15 (83.33%) CMS
2 7 (38.89%) Umbraco
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
1 1 (5.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
1 2 (11.11%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) CircleCI
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Developer
3 5 (27.78%) CMS Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Designer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Designer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Content Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Content Editor
5 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Drupal Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Content Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (5.56%) Web Content Writer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Editor
5 1 (5.56%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) LAMP
4 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Content Management
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
6 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Content Writing
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Service Design
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Google