The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 23 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.12% 1.14% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 6.45% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £263 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £240 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -61.66%
WordPress
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
11 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.18% 17.71% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Median daily rate £300 £319 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £249 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £458 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WordPress
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP