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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 56 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% - 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% - 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £275 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £253 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.81% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.44%
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
114 104 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.84% 17.02% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 45
Average daily rate £363 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £13.00 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.25 £10.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Flash
7 2 (22.22%) MySQL
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising
7 2 (22.22%) CMS
7 2 (22.22%) Content Management
7 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (11.11%) GitHub
8 1 (11.11%) Gradle
8 1 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (11.11%) User Experience
8 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 1 (11.11%) Social Media
8 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
8 1 (11.11%) Scala
8 1 (11.11%) Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
8 1 (11.11%) Drupal
8 1 (11.11%) Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Content Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Flash
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago