Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 134 138
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -24
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 3.26% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £275 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -1.04%
England median daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -58.90% +94.67%

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 368 521 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.55% 16.04% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 342 297
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £218 £263 £231
90th Percentile £523 £574 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% +26.79% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £26.44 £20.75
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.56% +8.33%

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

WordPress
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

WordPress
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 20 November 2017. 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 -1 2 £300 +4.35% 2
Leicestershire -6 2 - - 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

WordPress
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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript