Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 120 130
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 1.59% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £265 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -29.33% -
10th Percentile £301 £198 £310
90th Percentile £394 £285 £400
Scotland median daily rate £345 £265 £350
% change year-on-year +30.19% -24.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 491 439 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.64% 20.70% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 262 258
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -3.54%
10th Percentile £251 £218 £229
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.44% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -52.98% +139.27%
10th Percentile £18.02 £11.35 £15.99
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.25 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +100.00%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Edinburgh

WordPress
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 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) SMS
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) OpenText
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator

WordPress
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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Content Editor
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) React
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Typography
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Alterian
2 1 (12.50%) OpenText
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore