The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 18 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 Oxford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 22 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.32% - 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.63% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £279
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
27 50 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.20% 20.16% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 50
Average daily rate £220 £295 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £346 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.09 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WordPress
Oxfordshire

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

WordPress
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) CMS

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 7 (87.50%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP