The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 July 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 89 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 1.62% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£238 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
270 309 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.14% 20.09% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 150 191
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £43.20 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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Yorkshire

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 4 £238 +10.46% 7
Otley - - - - 1
Sowerby Bridge - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - - 1
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Yorkshire

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) CMS
3 6 (42.86%) Magento
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SEO
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) Sass
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Advertising
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Apache
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) Solaris
8 1 (7.14%) SOAP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SugarCRM
3 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) Sass
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) CGI
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) SEO
2 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PHP5
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Sony
2 1 (7.14%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle