The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 30 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.13% 1.30% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £150 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +62.22%
WordPress
Cheshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
18 11 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.17% 7.14% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 15
Median daily rate £400 £279 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.36% -30.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £220 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £540 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Chester

WordPress
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP