The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 17 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.74% 0.85% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£293 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
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
12 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.43% 11.97% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 14
Average daily rate £275 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WordPress
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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter