The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 89 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.66% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.89% 3.85% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£231 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £245
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 £22.50 £8.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -75.71%
WordPress
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
277 208 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.78% 17.13% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 117 111
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £17.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Manchester region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) PHP
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) Magento
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) MySQL
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) Flash
8 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
8 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (13.33%) Facebook
8 2 (13.33%) Twitter
8 2 (13.33%) Sass
8 2 (13.33%) LESS
8 2 (13.33%) Ember.js
8 2 (13.33%) LAMP
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js
8 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (13.33%) Zurb Foundation
9 1 (6.67%) Game Development
9 1 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (6.67%) Drupal
9 1 (6.67%) Games

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (26.67%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (20.00%) CSS Developer
5 3 (20.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
6 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (13.33%) Sass
6 2 (13.33%) LESS
6 2 (13.33%) Ember.js
6 2 (13.33%) LAMP
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (13.33%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Game Development
2 1 (6.67%) Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Facebook
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago