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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 39 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 2.16% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.30% 21.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£163 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £26.25 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -80.60%
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
93 23 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.60% 9.96% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 15 54
Average daily rate £401 £260 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.32% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.09 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.24% -50.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Altiris
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
1 3 (60.00%) Dell KACE
1 3 (60.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) MODX
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) InDesign

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (20.00%) MODX
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) InDesign
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Altiris
1 3 (60.00%) Dell KACE
1 3 (60.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe