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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 114 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 0.49% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £225 £256 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -61.90%
WordPress
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 West Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
382 410 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.95% 20.78% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 255 184
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 5 £225 -12.19% 12
Halifax - 1 - -
WordPress
Yorkshire

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) Magento
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) PHP
4 11 (55.00%) Drupal
5 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (45.00%) Web Development
7 8 (40.00%) HTML5
7 8 (40.00%) CSS3
8 7 (35.00%) MySQL
8 7 (35.00%) Sass
9 6 (30.00%) LESS
10 5 (25.00%) Marketing
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
11 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (15.00%) Grunt
11 3 (15.00%) jQuery
11 3 (15.00%) SEO
11 3 (15.00%) CMS
12 2 (10.00%) Ajax
12 2 (10.00%) XML
12 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (10.00%) nginx
12 2 (10.00%) User Experience
12 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
12 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
13 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
13 1 (5.00%) AdWords

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 11 (55.00%) Drupal
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
4 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) AdWords
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Grunt
3 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) WordPress Developer
3 8 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Magento Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) IT Graduate
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) CSS3
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) Sass
5 6 (30.00%) LESS
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) .NET
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.00%) Memcached
8 1 (5.00%) OOCSS
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (15.00%) SEO
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) SMACSS
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (65.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix
1 1 (5.00%) Google
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (5.00%) VMware
1 1 (5.00%) WorldPay
1 1 (5.00%) Zend