The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 45 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 2.47% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£250 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -10.44%
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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
81 81 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.04% 21.89% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 18
Average daily rate £363 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) OpenID
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Nutch
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SAML

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) OpenID
2 1 (50.00%) Nutch
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet