The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 124 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 1.22% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -44.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
490 411 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.62% 16.53% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 185 154
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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

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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

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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 22 September 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
Glasgow -15 1 - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) CMS
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Blog
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) Lync
7 1 (10.00%) GitHub
7 1 (10.00%) LESS
7 1 (10.00%) User Experience
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Drupal
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) LESS
4 1 (10.00%) SAML
4 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Legato
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) CommVault
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco