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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 59 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 1.62% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.03% 10.20% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£215 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £239
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-56.52% -83.00%
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
128 98 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.50% 15.83% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 53 41
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £11.93 £16.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.80% +26.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £34.70 £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 May 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) PHP
4 6 (66.67%) MySQL
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
5 5 (55.56%) CSS3
6 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
7 3 (33.33%) CMS
8 2 (22.22%) Drupal
9 1 (11.11%) Subversion
9 1 (11.11%) Content Management
9 1 (11.11%) Ajax
9 1 (11.11%) Marketing
9 1 (11.11%) Web Development
9 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
9 1 (11.11%) Zend
9 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
9 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
9 1 (11.11%) Social Media
9 1 (11.11%) RESTful
9 1 (11.11%) LAMP
9 1 (11.11%) Games
9 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (11.11%) Web Design
9 1 (11.11%) Workflow
9 1 (11.11%) Advertising
9 1 (11.11%) Linux

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
3 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) LESS
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Content Management
1 1 (11.11%) Web Development
1 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Web Design
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) OOP
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Zend
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
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