The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 91 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.61% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.94% 3.56% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Median daily rate £303 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £294 £253
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +16.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
258 337 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.94% 17.24% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 226 212
Median daily rate £425 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.03 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £14.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Leeds +6 3 £303 +0.83% 13
Bradford - 2 - -
WordPress
Yorkshire

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) Grunt
4 6 (50.00%) User Experience
4 6 (50.00%) Web Design
5 5 (41.67%) gulp
5 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
6 4 (33.33%) Magento
6 4 (33.33%) Sass
6 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (33.33%) Web Development
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) MySQL
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
7 3 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (16.67%) Laravel
8 2 (16.67%) Open Source

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (16.67%) Magnolia
4 1 (8.33%) concrete5
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Grunt
2 5 (41.67%) gulp
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 3 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Sass
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
7 2 (16.67%) Laravel
7 2 (16.67%) Node.js
8 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
8 1 (8.33%) LAMP
8 1 (8.33%) React
8 1 (8.33%) RSS
8 1 (8.33%) WAMP
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) API Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace