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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Rank 79 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.77% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 4.45% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Median daily rate £303 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £294 £253
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +16.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
195 247 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.73% 17.32% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 166 131
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £566 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.86 £18.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.27% +54.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) Sass
5 4 (44.44%) Grunt
6 3 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (33.33%) gulp
6 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
6 3 (33.33%) Magento
6 3 (33.33%) CMS
6 3 (33.33%) Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Laravel

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 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Magnolia
3 1 (11.11%) concrete5
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Grunt
2 3 (33.33%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Magento Developer
4 2 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Laravel
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Google Maps API
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) React
6 1 (11.11%) RSS
6 1 (11.11%) Symfony
6 1 (11.11%) WAMP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace