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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 117 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.34% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.62% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
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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
497 472 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.19% 17.78% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 259 220
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram 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

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 17 April 2015. 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
Edinburgh +1 11 £295 -22.36% 2
Glasgow -3 2 £175 -46.15%
Dundee - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) PHP
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) JSON
5 8 (33.33%) PHP5
5 8 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 8 (33.33%) RESTful
6 7 (29.17%) nginx
6 7 (29.17%) SOAP
6 7 (29.17%) Apache
6 7 (29.17%) Web Development
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) CMS
7 6 (25.00%) HTTP
7 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.83%) Adobe
9 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
9 4 (16.67%) Ajax
9 4 (16.67%) MySQL
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
10 3 (12.50%) Social Media
10 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.50%) CSS3

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
1 7 (29.17%) nginx
2 6 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 2 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) InDesign
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) jQuery
3 8 (33.33%) RESTful
3 8 (33.33%) JSON
3 8 (33.33%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) Ajax
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (8.33%) Flash
8 1 (4.17%) XHTML
8 1 (4.17%) SAML
8 1 (4.17%) LAMP
8 1 (4.17%) JSF
8 1 (4.17%) JSP
8 1 (4.17%) J2EE
8 1 (4.17%) Sass
8 1 (4.17%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Social Media
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
3 1 (4.17%) Animation
3 1 (4.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
1 7 (29.17%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Web Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) PHP
3 8 (33.33%) PHP5
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Alterian
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