The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Oxfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 46 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.83% 2.04% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.06% 8.33% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate
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£163 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.51% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
79 120 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.39% 24.44% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 84 79
Average daily rate £350 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £29.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £16.65 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £41.85 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 £160 -1.53%
Oxford -3 1 £350 +86.66%
Banbury - 1 - -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (58.33%) Web Design
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Joomla!
6 3 (25.00%) CMS
6 3 (25.00%) Drupal
6 3 (25.00%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) PHP5
7 2 (16.67%) PHP4
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 1 (8.33%) Node.js
8 1 (8.33%) Kinect
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) Facebook
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (8.33%) Android Development
8 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) JSON
8 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (8.33%) Zend
8 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (8.33%) CakePHP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NFC
1 1 (8.33%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (58.33%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Editor
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Kinect
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) PHP5
2 2 (16.67%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Facebook
1 1 (8.33%) Zend
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle