Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 18 November 2017 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 96 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 +8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.27% 1.52% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.84% -9.52%
10th Percentile £194 £167 £213
90th Percentile £438 £515 £288
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £238
% change year-on-year +8.33% +26.32% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £100.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £100.00 -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 245 330 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.67% 21.54% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 196 132
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £407 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +16.14% -
10th Percentile £222 £225 £213
90th Percentile £500 £559 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -14.75% +10.91%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.53 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.03 £40.00 £18.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Birmingham

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Birmingham

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) Laravel
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Laravel
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PHP 4
4 1 (12.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Sophos
1 2 (25.00%) Sun
1 2 (25.00%) Veeam
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper