The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 Somerset 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 53 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.24% 1.95% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% 8.33% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £279
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
80 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.82% 23.41% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 29
Average daily rate £375 £320 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WordPress
South West

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Somerset 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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WordPress
South West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Wyse
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) MobileIron