The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 87 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing WordPress 15 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 1.12% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.55% 5.06% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 1
Median daily rate £325 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-58.90% +151.72%
WordPress
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
229 356 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.79% 22.22% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 220 109
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Median hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Leeds region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 21 (87.50%) CSS
3 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) PHP
4 13 (54.17%) HTML5
5 12 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 9 (37.50%) Open Source
6 9 (37.50%) MySQL
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) RSS
7 8 (33.33%) Magento
7 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
8 7 (29.17%) Mobile Optimisation
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) Web Development
8 7 (29.17%) Google
8 7 (29.17%) Google Maps API
8 7 (29.17%) XSLT
8 7 (29.17%) LAMP
9 6 (25.00%) CSS3
9 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 5 (20.83%) Web Design
11 4 (16.67%) Sass
11 4 (16.67%) Grunt
12 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (12.50%) gulp
12 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (12.50%) CMS
1 3 (12.50%) Drupal
1 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Magnolia
3 1 (4.17%) concrete5
3 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Grunt
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) WordPress Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (37.50%) HTML Developer
3 9 (37.50%) PHP Developer
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Magento Developer
8 2 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Designer
9 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
9 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 21 (87.50%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) HTML5
4 8 (33.33%) RSS
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) Google Maps API
5 7 (29.17%) LAMP
5 7 (29.17%) XSLT
6 6 (25.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.83%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) Sass
9 2 (8.33%) Laravel
9 2 (8.33%) React
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.17%) .NET
10 1 (4.17%) Ajax
10 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (4.17%) Node.js
10 1 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (37.50%) Open Source
3 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Mobile Optimisation
4 7 (29.17%) Web Development
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Web Design
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (4.17%) OOP
9 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (58.33%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe