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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 25 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.13% 1.50% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.53% 25.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £250 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £288 £253
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
17 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.04% 6.02% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 12
Median daily rate £425 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

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

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

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -2 3 £375 +50.00%
WordPress
West Midlands

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (60.00%) Laravel
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Symfony
5 1 (20.00%) Zend
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security

WordPress
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 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
1 1 (20.00%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Zend