The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 28 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Drupal 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 2.75% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 10.53% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £270 £264
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%
Drupal
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.76% 26.15% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 38
Average daily rate £350 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 - £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drupal across the Oxford region.

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Drupal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drupal.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) CakePHP
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) NFC
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Text
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) OO

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Drupal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drupal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NFC
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (25.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) OAuth
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Kinect
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend
1 1 (25.00%) Open Text
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook