The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 22 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.45% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 2.38% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£140 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
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South Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
33 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.94% 17.28% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Sheffield region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 7 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 7 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Laravel
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe