Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - +23 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.15% - 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £125 - £190
10th Percentile £113 - £170
90th Percentile £138 - £210
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £288 £270
% change year-on-year +13.04% +6.48% +45.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £100.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +185.71% -

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 12 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 13.79% 20.30% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 13
Worcestershire median daily rate £325 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +42.86%
10th Percentile £179 £220 £172
90th Percentile £359 £432 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £14.25 - £11.75
90th Percentile £16.75 - £13.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -

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

WordPress
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 11 December 2017. 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
Bromsgrove - 1 £125 -
WordPress
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 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
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Thinking

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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
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP