The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 52 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 1.33% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 8.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£238 £475 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £267 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £493 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £260 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -4.00%
WordPress
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 109 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.45% 16.08% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 59
Average daily rate £400 £331 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing WordPress 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 WordPress.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) PHP
4 8 (66.67%) jQuery
5 7 (58.33%) MySQL
5 7 (58.33%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) CSS3
6 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
6 5 (41.67%) CMS
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (16.67%) Social Media
8 2 (16.67%) CRM
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Drupal
8 2 (16.67%) Content Management
8 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
9 1 (8.33%) Workflow
9 1 (8.33%) Advertising
9 1 (8.33%) LAMP
9 1 (8.33%) Games
9 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (8.33%) Web Design
9 1 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (8.33%) OOP
9 1 (8.33%) XHTML
9 1 (8.33%) Zend
9 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
9 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
9 1 (8.33%) Magento

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing WordPress 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 WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) LESS
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) XHTML
6 1 (8.33%) LAMP
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) New Media
2 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Zend
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