The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 58 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.15% 1.84% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 8.99% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
WordPress
South East

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
127 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.51% 20.51% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 28
Average daily rate £463 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £19.38 £34.38 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.62% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.88 £19.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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
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 24 October 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
Oxford -14 1 £250 -33.33%
Wallingford - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Joomla!
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Drupal
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (40.00%) PHP4
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Flash
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) RFID
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Zend

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (100.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RFID
1 1 (20.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Editor
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Kinect
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
3 2 (40.00%) PHP4
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Zend
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook