The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank - 54 59
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.11% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 5.26% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £325 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £239 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.18% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -61.66%
WordPress
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
66 133 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.04% 21.04% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 88 60
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Median hourly rate £34.75 £40.60 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +35.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £13.10 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £48.40 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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