The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 134
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.035% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.16% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £240
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 344 631 525
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.75% 21.80% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 338 266
Median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £237 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Scotland

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

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) MODX
4 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Moodle
4 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) VLE
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (57.14%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) MODX
3 1 (14.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technologist
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
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