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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank - 54 57
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.05% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 5.69% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £238 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £235 £260
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
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
160 123 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.73% 18.50% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 91 68
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 15 September 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Social Media
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) SEO
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Magento
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
6 1 (10.00%) Drupal
6 1 (10.00%) Internet Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Google
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
2 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Marketing Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) SEO
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Internet Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience Design
5 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Facebook
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £16k - 18k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago