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Technologies > Content Management > Drupal > Reports Overview > Market Report

Drupal Market Report

Get all the information about Drupal in an extensive report.

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How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.

Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of Drupal as content management system on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 220 pages covering this information:

  • Content Management Systems Industry Reports
    • Usage and Market Share Report
      How popular is each of the content management systems? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all 378 content management systems that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of the content management systems change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for all content management systems since January 2011.
    • Growth Rate Report
      Which are the fastest growing content management systems? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all content management systems both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
    • New Site Usage Report
      How popular is each of the content management systems among new sites? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all content management systems among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
    • Top Site Usage Report
      Which content management systems are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each content management system the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific content management system.
  • Drupal Reports
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of Drupal change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for Drupal since March 2010.
    • Version Usage Report
      Which are the most popular versions of Drupal? Shows the distribution of Drupal versions.
    • Cummulative Version Distribution Report
      Which percentage of sites use a newer version of Drupal than some specific version? Shows the cummulative distribution of Drupal versions.
    • Historical Version Trend Report
      How did the distribution of various versions of Drupal change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends in the usage of Drupal versions.
    • Change Report
      Which percentage of sites switched from another content management system to Drupal and vice versa? Shows the percentages of websites that recently changed between Drupal and other content management systems. It also shows examples of sites that made a change.
    • Ranking Breakdown Report
      Is the popularity of Drupal higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares of Drupal broken down by popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites. Also shows the popularity rank of Drupal among all content management systems in these ranges and the most popular competing technology.
    • Market Position Report
      Where in the market diagram lies Drupal? Shows the market position of Drupal in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites, compared to the most popular content management systems.
    • Multiple Content Management Systems Usage Report
      How frequently are other content management systems used together with Drupal, and which ones? Shows statistics on the usage of Drupal together with other content management systems (if any). We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
    • Cross-Technologies Breakdown and Segmentation Reports
      In which markets is Drupal particularily strong and which one is the most popular competing technology in each market? A set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and market shares of Drupal on any top level domain compared to its usage on all websites and the most popular competing technology on each top level domain. Also shows the rank of Drupal among all content management systems for each top level domain, compared to its overall rank. Furthermore, this includes the ranking and percentages of all top level domains among all the sites that use Drupal.

      These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of Drupal broken down by

      • Server-side Programming Languages
      • Client-side Programming Languages
      • JavaScript Libraries
      • Markup Languages
      • Character Encodings
      • Image File Formats
      • Site Elements
      • Structured Data Formats
      • SSL Certificate Authorities
      • Social Widgets
      • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
      • Traffic Analysis Tools
      • Advertising Networks
      • Tag Managers
      • Web Servers
      • Operating Systems
      • Web Hosting Providers
      • Reverse Proxy Services
      • Top Level Domains
      • Server Locations
      • Content Languages
    • Geographical Distribution Report
      How popular is Drupal in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the usage percentage of Drupal by country.
    • List of the 300 most popular sites using Drupal including their usage of other content management systems (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that started using Drupal in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the content management systems they were using before (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that discontinued using Drupal in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the content management systems they are using now (if any).

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Quick Summary 5
3. Content Management Systems, Industry Overviews 6
3.1. Usage Overview 6
3.2. Historical Trends 17
3.3. Growth Rates 38
3.4. New Site Usage 48
3.5. Top Site Usage 55
4. Drupal, Technology Market Reports 64
4.1. Historical Trends 64
4.2. Versions 70
4.2.1. Distribution 70
4.2.2. Cumulative Distribution 73
4.2.3. Historical Monthly Trends 76
4.2.4. Historical Yearly Trends 79
4.3. Changes 83
4.4. Ranking Breakdown 88
4.5. Market Position 89
4.6. Multiple Content Management Systems Usage 90
4.7. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports 94
4.7.1. Server-side Programming Languages 94
4.7.2. Client-side Programming Languages 96
4.7.3. JavaScript Libraries 98
4.7.4. Markup Languages 101
4.7.5. Character Encodings 103
4.7.6. Image File Formats 105
4.7.7. Site Elements 107
4.7.8. Structured Data Formats 110
4.7.9. SSL Certificate Authorities 112
4.7.10. Social Widgets 116
4.7.11. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 120
4.7.12. Traffic Analysis Tools 122
4.7.13. Advertising Networks 128
4.7.14. Tag Managers 134
4.7.15. Web Servers 136
4.7.16. Operating Systems 138
4.7.17. Web Hosting Providers 140
4.7.18. Reverse Proxy Services 166
4.7.19. Top Level Domains 168
4.7.20. Server Locations 191
4.7.21. Content Languages 202
4.8. Geographical Distribution 209
4.9. Popular Sites using Drupal 210
4.10. Sites using Drupal only recently 216
4.11. Sites that recently stopped using Drupal 222


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