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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 106 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 3.28% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Median daily rate £313 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -56.52%
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
298 274 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.16% 16.64% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 148 137
Median daily rate £380 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Median hourly rate £115.00 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+654.09% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £10.01 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £19.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Magento
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Drupal
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Zend
6 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (16.67%) CMS
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) Facebook
7 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
7 1 (8.33%) API Integration
7 1 (8.33%) OpenCart
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (8.33%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (41.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (41.67%) HTML Developer
3 5 (41.67%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (16.67%) CMS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) API Integration
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) OWASP
3 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP 4
3 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) Google