The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 96 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.21% 0.083%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.89% 1.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate £269 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £253
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -11.20%
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
277 245 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.49% 17.29% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 141 117
Average daily rate £375 £349 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.40 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 (82.35%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) Drupal
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) Magento
6 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) Google
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) CMS
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.76%) Social Media
8 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (11.76%) Social Media Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office
8 2 (11.76%) GitHub
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
8 2 (11.76%) MailChimp
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) SEO
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) XHTML
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) Drupal
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
1 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
1 2 (11.76%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (23.53%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (23.53%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior UI/UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Trainer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) Symfony
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) Laravel
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Social Network
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Email Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
2 2 (11.76%) SEO
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) API Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP 4
3 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Zend
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £125 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago