Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 May 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 132 131
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 13 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 3.20% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.28% +2.24%
10th Percentile £213 £185 £155
90th Percentile £399 £285 £475
England median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £38.75 £9.00
% change year-on-year -37.83% +330.56% -10.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 466 406 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.98% 13.58% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 244 244
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £236 £202 £198
90th Percentile £552 £514 £521
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.50% +233.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.93 £15.00 £12.77
90th Percentile £17.90 £66.00 £22.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Northamptonshire -2 5 £275 +15.79% 7
Nottinghamshire -11 4 £300 +20.00% 5
Leicestershire +6 3 £300 +50.00% 5
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 9 (69.23%) Front End Development
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Sass
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
5 4 (30.77%) React
6 3 (23.08%) Adobe
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Google
7 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Magento
7 2 (15.38%) Advertising
7 2 (15.38%) CMS
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Grunt
2 1 (7.69%) gulp
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (46.15%) PHP Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
5 3 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Magento Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior
7 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (7.69%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 1 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) Sass
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) Node.js
4 4 (30.77%) React
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) GreenSock GSAP
7 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Front End Development
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) WooCommerce