Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 +22
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.45% - 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £320 - £263
10th Percentile £293 - £188
90th Percentile £360 - £349
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £276
% change year-on-year -7.14% +27.04% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 403 419 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.34% 20.07% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 174 223
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £408 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% -1.81% +18.57%
10th Percentile £327 £272 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.64% -41.35%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.55 £14.18
90th Percentile £35.50 £31.00 £16.69
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.49 £19.44
% change year-on-year +27.77% -10.01% +5.05%

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

WordPress
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

WordPress
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 18 July 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 - 7 £320 - 5
Aylesbury - 1 £325 -
High Wycombe - 1 £300 - 1
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) Laravel
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) SEO
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Symfony
5 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Magento
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Xcode
6 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
6 1 (11.11%) Veeva
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
6 1 (11.11%) concrete5
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) 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 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) concrete5
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
2 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
2 5 (55.56%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Laravel
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Symfony
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SEO
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google