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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 64 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.23% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.26% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £188 £190 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -11.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -56.52%
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
120 159 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.87% 18.05% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 111 129
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.51% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +70.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Yii
3 1 (16.67%) Facebook

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Facebook