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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 128 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.11% 2.62% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate £275 £190 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £253
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -11.20%
WordPress
England

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
514 534 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.61% 16.84% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 338 327
Average daily rate £350 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 24
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Somerset +10 9 £325 +44.44%
Dorset +7 2 £275 - 6
Bristol -5 2 £107 -43.94% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 - 2
Devon - 1 - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) MySQL
4 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 8 (28.57%) Social Media
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
5 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (21.43%) Web Development
6 5 (17.86%) Blog
6 5 (17.86%) Marketing
6 5 (17.86%) Adobe
6 5 (17.86%) Laravel
6 5 (17.86%) Twitter
7 4 (14.29%) Facebook
7 4 (14.29%) CMS
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Magento
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 2 (7.14%) Intranet
9 2 (7.14%) Linux
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) RESTful
9 2 (7.14%) LAMP
9 2 (7.14%) Drupal

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.57%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Grunt
2 1 (3.57%) gulp
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) WordPress Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Coordinator
5 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) Laravel
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) LAMP
4 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) Yii
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.57%) Mason
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Social Media
2 5 (17.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Web Development
2 3 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
2 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
2 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PHP
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Adobe
1 5 (17.86%) Twitter
2 4 (14.29%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Siebel
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