Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - +28 -3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.81% - 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Worcestershire median daily rate £200 - £275
10th Percentile £175 - £263
90th Percentile £225 - £288
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £313 £275
% change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £9.00

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 9 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.32% 20.00% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 17
Worcestershire median daily rate £325 £215 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.16% -28.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £113 £180 £220
90th Percentile £480 £366 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.57 £12.50
% change year-on-year +2.76% +24.56% -24.70%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Worcestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Worcestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch - 1 £200 -
WordPress
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP