The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 36 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.32% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 5.71% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 Cambridge region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
54 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.25% 9.31% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 24
Median daily rate £525 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £57.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.43% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WordPress
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe