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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank - 46 30
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.00% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-56.52% -83.00%
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
43 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.65% 14.41% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 12
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) SEO
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Designer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter