The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 77 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.100% 0.81% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 3.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £260
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -43.54%
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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
195 187 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.46% 21.54% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 113 115
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £31.60 £41.00 £13.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% +212.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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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

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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

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OOP
1 2 (28.57%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby