The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.87% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £251 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
36 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.30% 14.60% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
Average daily rate £275 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £288 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.65 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -48.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £14.81 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP