The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 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.

WordPress
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 92 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.066% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 0.32% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £145 - £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 119 316 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.11% 20.80% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 182 129
Median daily rate £375 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) MailChimp

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) MailChimp
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL