The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
North West / Merseyside
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.32% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.45% 22.40% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 31
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £193 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £446 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the Merseyside region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Liverpool - 1 £300 - 1
WordPress
North West

WordPress
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP