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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 90 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.76% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 3.62% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -30.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
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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
267 221 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.68% 21.05% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 142 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £9.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +56.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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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 16 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby