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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - - 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 45 39 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 17.24% 13.93% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 52
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.65% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

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

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 5 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) PMO
2 4 (80.00%) IT Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) Content Writing

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Web Content Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Assistant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Assistant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Assistant
2 3 (60.00%) Web Content Assistant
2 3 (60.00%) Web Content Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Website Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) Document Management
1 4 (80.00%) IT Strategy
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) Content Writing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PMO
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Rackspace