The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.16% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 0.75% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Median daily rate £125 £250 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -15.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
250 530 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.37% 20.54% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 304 236
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 February 2017.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 4 £103 - 1
Edinburgh +21 2 £210 -16.00% 1
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 9 (81.82%) CMS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (36.36%) Drupal
6 3 (27.27%) MODX
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) LAMP
7 2 (18.18%) Adobe
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Flash
7 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
7 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
7 2 (18.18%) Online Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) Publishing
7 2 (18.18%) Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) Sass
7 2 (18.18%) LESS
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Drupal
3 3 (27.27%) MODX
4 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
4 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) MailChimp
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Interactive Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (27.27%) LAMP
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Flash
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (18.18%) LESS
5 2 (18.18%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Online Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Content Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
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