The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
South West / Somerset
Rank - 33 45
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 1.90% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 9.62% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £329 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31 52 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 14.90% 19.77% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 51
Median daily rate £350 £350 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% +65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Somerset