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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 69 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.30% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.45% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £245 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £36.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.53% +151.72%
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
204 245 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.28% 14.46% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 121 167
Median daily rate £365 £380 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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 1 October 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Drupal
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) OpenText
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Interactive Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) STB
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Content Development
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) 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 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) OpenText
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Omniture