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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 72 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 1.17% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £270 £250 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -44.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £294 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
134 341 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.30% 24.25% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 192 123
Median daily rate £350 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £19.02 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 20 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Drupal
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Flash
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) EPiServer
4 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Grunt
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Edge Animate
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) LESS

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 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Edge Animate
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Grunt
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Flash
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) LESS
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Content Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) EPiServer