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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£448 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £231 £233
% change year-on-year
+9.18% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.76%
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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
288 235 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 19.22% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 120 61
Average daily rate £375 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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

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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) PHP5
2 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) PHP5