The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.53% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £221
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -77.83%
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
92 86 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.53% 19.15% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 10
Average daily rate £373 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £413 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £36.00 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.93% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £36.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.00 £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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
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

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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 26 May 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
Bath - 2 £250 - 2
Glastonbury - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
WordPress
South West

WordPress
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Blog
4 1 (20.00%) Social Network
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) Facebook
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
1 1 (20.00%) Social Network
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter