The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 58 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.70% 1.83% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £275 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
148 109 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.03% 20.41% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 86 83
Median daily rate £500 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £226 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 21
Median hourly rate £21.29 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) LAMP
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (33.33%) phpMyAdmin
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 3 (33.33%) Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Symfony
6 2 (22.22%) Zend
6 2 (22.22%) Laravel
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) phpMyAdmin
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) PHP Developer
3 5 (55.56%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) LAMP
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Laravel
4 2 (22.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Zend