The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Drupal skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 41 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.59% 1.02% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.08% 3.80% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £225 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year +163.63% -80.70%  

Drupal is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 65 79 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.88% 26.78% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 64
Median daily rate £533 £475 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% +18.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Drupal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in Oxford

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in Oxford

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in Oxford

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 13 (86.67%) PHP
2 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) Symfony
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (33.33%) Time Management
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Application Performance Management
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) WordPress
8 2 (13.33%) Ruby
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 2 (13.33%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) Perl
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) MVC
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) CMS
9 1 (6.67%) TDD
9 1 (6.67%) JIRA

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) git-flow
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (40.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
5 4 (26.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Symfony Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Web Applications Support
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Support
7 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Web Support Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Symfony
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Application Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Zend