The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Brighton region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £291
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
37 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.11% 17.73% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 11
Average daily rate £293 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £488 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WordPress
East Sussex

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the Brighton region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

WordPress
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Basecamp
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Joomla!

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Joomla! Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Joomla! Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter