The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 43 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.36% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 1.08% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £238 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -15.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £253
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -11.20%
WordPress
Oxfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
91 93 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.97% 25.76% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 19
Average daily rate £420 £433 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +38.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £535 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL