Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 11 December 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 56 86
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.32% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 2.99% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Cardiff median daily rate £200 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.68% - -
South Wales median daily rate £200 £125 -
% change year-on-year +59.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 73 67 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.72% 12.07% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 138
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.28% -5.00%
10th Percentile £134 £211 £213
90th Percentile £450 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £384
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -21.43% +42.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.15 £20.50
90th Percentile £14.50 £20.05 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -35.71% +40.00%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Cardiff

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP