The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MediaWiki skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MediaWiki 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
MediaWiki
UK
Rank - - 606
Contract jobs citing MediaWiki 0 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MediaWiki 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

MediaWiki
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MediaWiki as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MediaWiki in the UK

MediaWiki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MediaWiki in the UK