Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 80 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -21
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.09% 0.71% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 2.91% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Oxford median daily rate £300 £300 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +84.62% -45.83%
10th Percentile £275 £280 £144
90th Percentile £350 £300 £247
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £338 £163
% change year-on-year -3.70% +107.69% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 144 172 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 19.67% 24.29% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 139 115
Oxford median daily rate £450 £466 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.43% +43.38% -31.58%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £148
90th Percentile £558 £551 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £444 £466 £325
% change year-on-year -4.77% +43.38% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Oxford median hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - +25.00%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -48.72% -2.50% +25.00%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Oxford

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Drupal
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) OOP
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) WebTrends
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) SEO
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Ajax
5 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) Games
5 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 4 (50.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (25.00%) Symfony
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) Migration

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (87.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Drupal Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 6 (75.00%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) SEO
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby