Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

WordPress
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 66 55
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.93% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.95% 0.95% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 £288 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +51.32% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £142
90th Percentile £350 £294 £234
East of England median daily rate £300 £300 £235
% change year-on-year - +27.66% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 101 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.74% 15.67% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 63
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £287 £200
90th Percentile £590 £613 £485
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.94% +2.86%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +29.82% +18.75%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Bedfordshire

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WordPress in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Bedfordshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 - -
WordPress
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) NUnit
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Python

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) gulp
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Vue.js
3 1 (20.00%) XAMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy