The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 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.

WordPress
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% - 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £250 - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 123 120 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.15% 13.14% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 90 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £440 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) CMS
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Magento
5 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
6 2 (25.00%) Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Drupal
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) SEO
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Adobe
7 1 (12.50%) LAMP
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (25.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Trainer
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) D3.js
4 1 (12.50%) Doctrine
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Meteor
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SOQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Zend