The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 28 28 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.73% 1.06% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 7.41% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £210 £238 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.57% -29.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +372.22% -42.85%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17 27 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 12.41% 14.29% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 28
Median daily rate £300 £300 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing WordPress as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Brighton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Brighton

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP