The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 68 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 0.81% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £255 £235
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £26.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+39.04% +50.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
154 124 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.05% 15.01% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 64
Average daily rate £315 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +27.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WordPress
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) SEO
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) concrete5
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) concrete5
3 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe