The first table below looks at the demand for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Oxfordshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 42 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Drupal 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.68% 1.54% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.68% 6.93% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £280 £285 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £295 £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+102.70% -28.84%
Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
71 101 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.25% 22.20% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 88
Average daily rate £260 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £16.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Drupal
South East

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 3 £290 +1.75% 9
Wallingford - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 - -
Abingdon - - - -
Drupal
South East

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (87.50%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) MySQL
5 9 (56.25%) LAMP
6 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Subversion
9 4 (25.00%) Social Network
9 4 (25.00%) jQuery
10 3 (18.75%) CMS
10 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 3 (18.75%) HTML5
11 2 (12.50%) CSS3
11 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
11 2 (12.50%) OO
11 2 (12.50%) Python
11 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
11 2 (12.50%) XML
11 2 (12.50%) TDD
12 1 (6.25%) PHP5
12 1 (6.25%) PHP4
12 1 (6.25%) Time Management
12 1 (6.25%) WordPress
12 1 (6.25%) Marketing
12 1 (6.25%) Degree
12 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
12 1 (6.25%) Linux
12 1 (6.25%) SQL

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (18.75%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) LAMP
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) XHTML
7 1 (6.25%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) PHP4
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant