The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 22 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.60% 1.71% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.36% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£210 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
WordPress
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
55 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.00% 11.95% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 31
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £160.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.00% +700.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £26.35 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £160.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 9 £195 -17.89%
WordPress
East Midlands

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) PHP
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Drupal
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
3 9 (69.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (69.23%) MySQL
3 9 (69.23%) Photoshop
3 9 (69.23%) Adobe
3 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 9 (69.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 6 (46.15%) Content Management
5 4 (30.77%) SEO
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (15.38%) Publishing
7 2 (15.38%) LAMP
7 2 (15.38%) XHTML
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) Zend
7 2 (15.38%) InDesign
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) PHP5
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
8 1 (7.69%) Twitter
8 1 (7.69%) Sass

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (76.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Photoshop
1 9 (69.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (69.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (15.38%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Web Developer
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL Developer
4 5 (38.46%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (38.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
1 6 (46.15%) Content Management
2 4 (30.77%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP5
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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