The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 27 June 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 111 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% 1.94% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £288 £323 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.85% +14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £340 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £239
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -22.72% -4.34%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 277 309 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 15.43% 15.46% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 216 277
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £18.26 £52.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.21% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.34 £59.31 £30.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 - - 3
Portsmouth - 1 £450 -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Tika
4 1 (25.00%) Piwik
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Streaming Media
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Smarty
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) phpBB
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Tika
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Smarty
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) OWASP
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Piwik
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Zend