The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 66 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.18% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.77% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.51% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
130 88 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.40% 15.69% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 67
Average daily rate £375 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £154 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 £300 -
West Wales - - - -
WordPress
UK

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Basecamp
1 1 (100.00%) Trello

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Basecamp
1 1 (100.00%) Trello
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP