The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 47
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 1.84% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 12.12% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £323 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.00%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 34 33 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 16.83% 15.21% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 71
Median daily rate £360 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £429 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Southampton