The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £269
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -66.66%
WordPress
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
213 159 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.78% 15.98% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 88 46
Median daily rate £401 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £650 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.52 £30.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the Cheshire region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WordPress
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) Content Management
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
4 3 (50.00%) Drupal
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) Social Media

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (83.33%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) CMS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP