The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 76 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.90% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 4.55% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Average daily rate
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£319 £253 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.23% -8.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £238 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
189 220 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.92% 19.73% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 138
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
WordPress
North West

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 24 July 2014. 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
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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
Bury - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (53.33%) Adobe
6 8 (53.33%) MySQL
6 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 7 (46.67%) Magento
7 7 (46.67%) CSS3
7 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (40.00%) SEO
8 6 (40.00%) HTML5
9 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (33.33%) Web Development
10 4 (26.67%) JSON
10 4 (26.67%) Sass
10 4 (26.67%) CMS
10 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
10 4 (26.67%) SQL
11 3 (20.00%) Content Management
12 2 (13.33%) Drupal
12 2 (13.33%) PHP5
12 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
12 2 (13.33%) Sony
12 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
12 2 (13.33%) Project Management
12 2 (13.33%) OOP
12 2 (13.33%) OO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) CSS3
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Sass
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 1 (6.67%) LAMP
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) SEO
3 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PHP5
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Sony
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
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