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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 44 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.32% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 1.67% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £225 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £251 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
WordPress
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
33 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.87% 19.05% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 43
Average daily rate £450 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) API Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Google Tag Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) API Integration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
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