The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 34 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.42% 0.55% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.38% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £175 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -61.90%
WordPress
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
42 89 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.72% 24.32% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 68
Median daily rate £300 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.19 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.97% -43.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bath -3 1 £175 -30.00% 1
WordPress
South West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Laravel
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Magento
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Yii
5 2 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
6 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (10.00%) Mason
6 1 (10.00%) Sage
6 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (10.00%) Linux

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (10.00%) BigMachines
2 1 (10.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) gulp
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior WordPress Developer
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Yii
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) Mason
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Sage
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (10.00%) Siebel