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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 69 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.93% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.88% 5.10% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate £121 £190 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.44% -15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £251 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £120.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
WordPress
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
129 157 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.11% 18.21% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 114
Average daily rate £350 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £196 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £80.63 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+545.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £12.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.13 £12.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WordPress
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) Social Media
2 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Photoshop
3 5 (45.45%) Adobe
3 5 (45.45%) Blog
3 5 (45.45%) Twitter
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Facebook
5 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (18.18%) Intranet
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Social Media
2 5 (45.45%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe
1 5 (45.45%) Twitter
2 4 (36.36%) Facebook