The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Hampshire 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 116 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.77% 2.52% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £163 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £238 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
389 317 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.65% 18.19% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 179 185
Average daily rate £353 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 25
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -43.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £47.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Hampshire region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -5 3 £225 - 3
Southsea - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) SEO
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (50.00%) Magento
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) Adobe
5 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (50.00%) Sass
6 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
7 2 (25.00%) CMS
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Open Source
8 1 (12.50%) Ajax
8 1 (12.50%) Marketing
8 1 (12.50%) Degree
8 1 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (12.50%) Apache
8 1 (12.50%) Social Media
8 1 (12.50%) Facebook
8 1 (12.50%) Twitter

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (37.50%) Joomla!
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter