The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 30 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.82% 0.27% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.90% 1.23% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £323 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £250 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £239 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -61.66%
WordPress
Hampshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 81 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.09% 22.25% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 71 60
Median daily rate £400 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £420 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Blog
2 3 (75.00%) Symfony
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Lucene
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) MODX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Symfony
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL