The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 65 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.74% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 3.74% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£190 £215 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -25.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 187 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.00% 19.77% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 137 71
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £18.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.27% +105.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WordPress
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Blog
4 1 (11.11%) Zend
4 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (11.11%) Django
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Yii
4 1 (11.11%) concrete5
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Photography
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (11.11%) Django
2 1 (11.11%) Yii
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) Blog
3 1 (11.11%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Zend