The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 117 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% - 0.072%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £363 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £279
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
387 402 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.60% 17.16% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 213 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £236 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £28.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 5 £380 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 - 3
Stirling - - - -
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 5 (45.45%) XHTML
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) CommVault
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (36.36%) Legato
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (36.36%) CMS
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Blog
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Migration

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) WordPress Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) XHTML
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Legato
1 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) CommVault
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter