The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cambridge region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 34 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing WordPress 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.06% 1.88% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.25% 8.24% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate - £255 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £291
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
83 85 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.06% 22.85% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 30
Average daily rate £400 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £23.43 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WordPress
Cambridgeshire

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) OO
1 11 (100.00%) Apache
1 11 (100.00%) XHTML
1 11 (100.00%) Nagios
1 11 (100.00%) LAMP
1 11 (100.00%) Ajax
1 11 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 11 (100.00%) PHP5
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) Android Development
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) XHTML
1 11 (100.00%) LAMP
1 11 (100.00%) Ajax
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
1 11 (100.00%) Android Development
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Nagios