The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 70 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.54% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 3.17% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £140 £238 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £6.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +143.33%
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
181 126 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.35% 17.17% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 71 85
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £455 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £10.60 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £6.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £15.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Typography
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) InDesign
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Creative Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Typography
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) VMware