The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / South West
Rank 125 116 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing WordPress 13 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 4.49% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
Median daily rate £250 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £139 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £370 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -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 South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
487 468 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.02% 15.93% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 319 320
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.94% -25.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +8 7 £250 +134.74% 7
Cornwall - 6 £250 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) Web Development
4 11 (64.71%) HTML5
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) CSS3
7 5 (29.41%) CMS
8 4 (23.53%) Web Design
8 4 (23.53%) W3C
8 4 (23.53%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) Magento
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
9 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
9 3 (17.65%) Drupal
9 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (17.65%) SEO
9 3 (17.65%) LAMP
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (11.76%) Migration
10 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (11.76%) Adobe
10 2 (11.76%) XML
10 2 (11.76%) PHPUnit

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (29.41%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.88%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) PHP Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
4 5 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 3 (17.65%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Doctrine
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) Zend Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) DOM
6 1 (5.88%) Meteor
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) React
6 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
6 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) W3C
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe
1 2 (11.76%) Google
1 2 (11.76%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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