The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 89 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.44% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £250 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.44%
WordPress
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
362 234 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.51% 17.22% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 123 105
Average daily rate £386 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.02 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (44.44%) Drupal
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Flash
5 2 (22.22%) InDesign
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) e-Learning
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Jadu
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Edge Animate
5 2 (22.22%) Joomla!
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (44.44%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Jadu
2 2 (22.22%) Joomla!
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (22.22%) Edge Animate
3 2 (22.22%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MariaDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Interactive Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Web Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Designer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Flash
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) e-Learning
1 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace