Period
to 23 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 September 2020 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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 62 90
Rank change year-on-year +51 +28 +4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 5 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.47% 0.73% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.00% 6.49% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
Median daily rate £350 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +48.15% -13.60%
10th Percentile £264 £341 £250
90th Percentile £400 £425 £319
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 25 77 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.99% 11.21% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 67 126
Median daily rate £343 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.38% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £219 £135 £297
90th Percentile £473 £564 £581
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £125.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -91.20% +557.89% +90.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £41.70 £15.30
90th Percentile £11.50 £133.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.05 £19.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +31.82% -19.15% +31.43%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Oxfordshire

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WordPress in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for WordPress in Oxfordshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WordPress in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WordPress in Oxfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +33 6 £400 - 1
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 5 (55.56%) Google Tag Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Bitbucket
2 5 (55.56%) Google
2 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) GCP
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SAML
5 2 (22.22%) OAuth
5 2 (22.22%) Moodle
5 2 (22.22%) Express
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) React
5 2 (22.22%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (22.22%) Vue.js
6 1 (11.11%) Sketch
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) GitHub
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (11.11%) InVision
6 1 (11.11%) Algolia

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (22.22%) Moodle
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) InDesign
1 1 (11.11%) InVision
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (33.33%) GCP
3 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Algolia
4 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Bitbucket
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 1 (11.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Express
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) OAuth
1 2 (22.22%) React
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
1 2 (22.22%) Vue.js
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) WooCommerce