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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 91 97 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing WordPress 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.06% 1.16% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Median daily rate £225 £208 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -34.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £242 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £238 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +21.66%
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
271 258 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.64% 15.93% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 171 97
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £28.55 £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 28 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £326 - 1
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) CMS
7 3 (20.00%) Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (13.33%) B2B
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Google
8 2 (13.33%) SEO
8 2 (13.33%) Social Media
8 2 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Copywriting
8 2 (13.33%) Blog
8 2 (13.33%) Social Network
8 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Drupal
8 2 (13.33%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (13.33%) Infographics
8 2 (13.33%) Content Development
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (13.33%) CMS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Executive
4 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Intranet Manager
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
6 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony
6 1 (6.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blog
1 2 (13.33%) Copywriting
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
1 2 (13.33%) Social Network
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Analytics
1 2 (13.33%) B2B
1 2 (13.33%) Content Development
1 2 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (13.33%) Infographics
1 2 (13.33%) SEO
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) OWASP
2 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (6.67%) Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP 4
3 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Facebook
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter