The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Edinburgh 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 82 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.29% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.44%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
180 174 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.08% 17.01% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 69 54
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.75 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +12.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WordPress
Scotland

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 29 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Blog
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) SAML
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (16.67%) CakePHP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) SAML
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (16.67%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter