The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 35 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.46% 3.01% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.04% 13.25% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£250 - £259
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
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Cambridgeshire

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
71 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.76% 22.74% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 28
Average daily rate £325 £375 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +40.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £285 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £513 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Laravel
5 1 (20.00%) D3.js
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Zend
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Laravel
4 1 (20.00%) D3.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Zend