The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.14% 0.58% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.89% 3.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £279
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
45 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.86% 16.62% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 29
Average daily rate £280 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £157 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WordPress
Yorkshire

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 1 - - 1
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Yorkshire

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 3 (37.50%) LAMP
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
6 1 (12.50%) Flash
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Web Developer
3 5 (62.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Coordinator
4 3 (37.50%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Designer
5 2 (25.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (12.50%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) SEO
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree