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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 76 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.11% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 0.86% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £150 £180 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £239 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.18% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -61.66%
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
139 116 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.99% 12.18% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 52 58
Median daily rate £400 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £14.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £34.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 2 £150 - 1
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop

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 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) CMS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (66.67%) Web Design
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP