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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- - £145
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
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
103 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.34% 12.87% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -48.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Magento

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP