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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 43 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Drupal 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.06% 1.26% 2.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.00% 10.71% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +1.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +102.70%
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
100 28 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.60% 11.76% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 17 39
Average daily rate £425 £220 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% -25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £282 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) PHP
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) CMS
4 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) Apache
6 5 (38.46%) Web Development
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Django
7 4 (30.77%) Shibboleth
7 4 (30.77%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
7 4 (30.77%) WSGI
7 4 (30.77%) Web Application Development
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) ODBC
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) Subversion
7 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) uWSGI
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
8 3 (23.08%) LAMP
8 3 (23.08%) B2B
8 3 (23.08%) CSS3

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) CMS
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) uWSGI
4 2 (15.38%) WordPress
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (7.69%) MODX
5 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Grunt
3 2 (15.38%) Bower
3 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
3 4 (30.77%) WSGI
3 4 (30.77%) ODBC
3 4 (30.77%) Django
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) LAMP
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Web Application Development
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) CRUD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Shibboleth
2 1 (7.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet