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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 99 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 2.01% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £245 £263 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £253 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £333 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £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 £57.50 £36.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.53% +151.72%
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
252 299 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.05% 15.87% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 185 113
Median daily rate £400 £418 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +28.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £29.32 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) PHP
3 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) MySQL
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 7 (36.84%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) CakePHP
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) Web Development
8 5 (26.32%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) Marketing
9 4 (21.05%) CMS
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (15.79%) CSS3
11 2 (10.53%) Analytics
11 2 (10.53%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 2 (10.53%) Infographics
11 2 (10.53%) Content Development
11 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
11 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
11 2 (10.53%) Drupal
11 2 (10.53%) Social Media
11 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
11 2 (10.53%) Facebook
11 2 (10.53%) Twitter
11 2 (10.53%) B2B
11 2 (10.53%) SEO
11 2 (10.53%) MS Office

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 4 (21.05%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Magnolia
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) PHP Developer
3 7 (36.84%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Executive
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.26%) Content Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Intranet Manager
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) CakePHP
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Laravel
6 1 (5.26%) Sass
6 1 (5.26%) Symfony
6 1 (5.26%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blog
1 2 (10.53%) Copywriting
1 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
1 2 (10.53%) Social Network
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Development
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) Content Development
3 2 (10.53%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
3 2 (10.53%) Infographics
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) SEO
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Facebook
1 2 (10.53%) Google
1 2 (10.53%) Twitter