The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 31 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.09% 0.72% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.24% 4.88% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £150 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
29 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.13% 14.70% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 19
Median daily rate £263 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £114 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -40.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 3 £150 - 2
WordPress
East Midlands

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 7 (87.50%) PHP
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Magento
4 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 3 (37.50%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) gulp
6 2 (25.00%) React
7 1 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
7 1 (12.50%) Grunt
7 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) Big Data

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) HTML Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (37.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (37.50%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Designer
6 1 (12.50%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Animation
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe