Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 October 2018 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 130 100
Rank change year-on-year +22 -30 +28
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.44% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 1.38% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 - £275
10th Percentile £250 - £236
90th Percentile £350 - £303
South East median daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.00

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 372 509 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.58% 22.59% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 214 184
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +6.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £307 £241
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.76 £22.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.99% +52.20% -7.06%
10th Percentile £14.30 £14.10 £13.40
90th Percentile £30.25 £31.00 £34.30
South East median hourly rate £24.25 £19.30 £21.16
% change year-on-year +25.68% -8.79% +13.25%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 8 £300 - 2
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) CMS
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Sass
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) React
3 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
3 5 (62.50%) Vue.js
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) SEO
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) concrete5
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) GitHub
6 1 (12.50%) Grunt
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (75.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) concrete5
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (37.50%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) React
1 5 (62.50%) Sass
1 5 (62.50%) Vue.js
2 2 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) XAMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker