The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 27 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.082% 0.24% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 1.02% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -2.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £239
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 200 293 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 16.41% 23.03% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 213 139
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.45% -63.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £40.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Surrey

WordPress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Surrey

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Haslemere - 1 £325 -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 8 (80.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) Drupal
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) Ansible
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) YAML
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (80.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (10.00%) Kentico
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
1 5 (50.00%) YAML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) LESS
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore