The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 42 34
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 1.00% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 8.70% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 41 46 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.31% 11.44% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 35
Median daily rate £525 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.37% +28.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £9.00 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Cambridge

WordPress
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe