The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
South East / Kent
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 1.30% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £323 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
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 Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10 76 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 3.55% 16.49% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 63 23
Median daily rate £375 £460 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.47% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Kent

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5