The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
South West / Bristol
Rank 67 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.48% 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.36% 1.85% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £275 £107 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.21% -43.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
119 108 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.15% 12.13% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 85 113
Median daily rate £400 £325 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £451 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -39.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Drupal
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) LAMP
5 3 (37.50%) Magento
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
6 2 (25.00%) Zend
6 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (25.00%) Doctrine
6 2 (25.00%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Moodle
3 1 (12.50%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Doctrine
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) DOM
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle