The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.59% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 3.58% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Median daily rate £270 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £294 £256
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
213 307 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.64% 16.47% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 152 133
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 24 17
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 14 (93.33%) HTML
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) MySQL
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) Adobe
5 5 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (33.33%) CakePHP
5 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 4 (26.67%) phpMyAdmin
7 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) CMS
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Web Design
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) Drupal
8 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.67%) Analytics
9 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (6.67%) Grunt
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (6.67%) Magnolia
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) gulp
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 7 (46.67%) WordPress Developer
4 5 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
4 5 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (26.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) CakePHP
2 5 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (6.67%) Laravel
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
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