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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 66 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.58% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 3.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £263 £103 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +156.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £238
% change year-on-year +7.14% +17.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -22.72% -4.34%  

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 96 147 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.33% 17.19% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 156 223
Median daily rate £390 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £178 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 28 June 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%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) Magento
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) LESS
5 2 (25.00%) Drupal
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Social Media
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js

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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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Trainer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) D3.js
5 1 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) Meteor
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Infographics
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SOQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Zend