The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 68 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.89% 1.66% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £265 £350 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -21.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £259 £253
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -
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
159 302 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.51% 19.99% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 158 155
Median daily rate £350 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £233 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) CMS
1 5 (71.43%) Drupal
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Edge Animate
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (28.57%) Online Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Local Government
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) OpenText

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) CMS
1 5 (71.43%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) STB
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Online Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Content Development
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) OpenText
2 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Omniture