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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 24 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.45% 1.45% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.22% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
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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
45 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.18% 26.09% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 32
Average daily rate £350 £376 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 - £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) RFID
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) NFC
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) RFID
1 1 (50.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Kinect
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook