Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 102 100
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing WordPress 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.51% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.50% 2.43% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Bristol median daily rate £306 £275 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% +139.13% -8.00%
10th Percentile £224 £210 £90
90th Percentile £339 £420 £177
South West median daily rate £263 £275 £193
% change year-on-year -4.55% +42.86% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £120.00
South West median hourly rate - - £120.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 286 288 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.47% 16.96% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 212 196
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £221 £263 £180
90th Percentile £525 £525 £594
South West median daily rate £380 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +4.83% -2.82% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.00% -80.00% +506.06%
10th Percentile £22.55 £19.10 £51.50
90th Percentile £55.60 £94.50 £125.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +23.89% -28.03% +96.25%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Magento
3 4 (40.00%) Drupal
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) LESS
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
6 1 (10.00%) Symfony
6 1 (10.00%) Zend

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 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (40.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (30.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (10.00%) Zend