The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 125 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 3.19% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £288 £275 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +48.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £263 £253
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -
WordPress
England

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
438 376 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.03% 14.71% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 212 266
Median daily rate £420 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 36
Median hourly rate £15.43 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire +1 3 £275 +1.85% 5
Birmingham -6 3 £244 -11.36% 5
Warwickshire -5 2 - - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 22 (81.48%) PHP
2 21 (77.78%) HTML
3 20 (74.07%) CSS
4 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
5 14 (51.85%) Web Development
6 10 (37.04%) CMS
6 10 (37.04%) HTML5
7 9 (33.33%) MySQL
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) MVC
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
11 4 (14.81%) RESTful
11 4 (14.81%) CSS3
11 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (14.81%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (14.81%) Electronics
11 4 (14.81%) C#
12 3 (11.11%) SQL
12 3 (11.11%) Laravel
12 3 (11.11%) Magento
12 3 (11.11%) User Experience
13 2 (7.41%) Ektron
13 2 (7.41%) Plesk
13 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
13 2 (7.41%) Java
13 2 (7.41%) Linux
13 2 (7.41%) OO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (37.04%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) ColdFusion
2 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) InDesign
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.70%) PhpStorm
General
1 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (18.52%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (14.81%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (14.81%) HTML Developer
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Magento Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) ColdFusion Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Creative Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Creative Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
7 3 (11.11%) Laravel
8 2 (7.41%) LAMP
9 1 (3.70%) Compass CSS Framework
9 1 (3.70%) JSON
9 1 (3.70%) Node.js
9 1 (3.70%) Sass
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) Symfony
9 1 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Web Development
2 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) API Design
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Kanban
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) PHP
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.70%) PHP 7
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Plesk
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Ektron
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Zend
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