The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Essex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £291
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
121 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.46% 13.94% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 29 33
Average daily rate £336 £310 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.30 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £29.19 £23.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £32.50 £43.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WordPress
East of England

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the Essex region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
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East of England

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP