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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 37 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.36% 0.24% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 1.27% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +6.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -56.52%
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
38 79 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.62% 18.63% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 52
Median daily rate £383 £375 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +114.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) MODX

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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) MODX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL