The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 123 133 118
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing WordPress 21 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.14% 3.20% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 1
Median daily rate £325 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-58.90% +143.33%
WordPress
England

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

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
507 657 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.97% 20.65% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 424 269
Median daily rate £425 £380 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 38
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.37% +9.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
West Yorkshire +10 16 £325 +30.00% 16
South Yorkshire +5 5 - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 28 (84.85%) CSS
3 23 (69.70%) PHP
4 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 15 (45.45%) MySQL
6 14 (42.42%) HTML5
7 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
7 13 (39.39%) XML
8 10 (30.30%) CMS
8 10 (30.30%) Web Development
8 10 (30.30%) Magento
9 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 9 (27.27%) Open Source
10 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) RSS
10 8 (24.24%) Wireframes
11 7 (21.21%) Mobile Optimisation
11 7 (21.21%) XSLT
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
11 7 (21.21%) LAMP
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.21%) Google
11 7 (21.21%) Google Maps API
12 6 (18.18%) Ajax
12 6 (18.18%) JIRA
12 6 (18.18%) Web Design
12 6 (18.18%) OOP
12 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (18.18%) CSS3
12 6 (18.18%) jQuery

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (30.30%) CMS
2 5 (15.15%) Confluence
3 3 (9.09%) Drupal
3 3 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.06%) Joomla!
4 2 (6.06%) Magnolia
5 1 (3.03%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Grunt
4 3 (9.09%) gulp
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) PHP Developer
3 13 (39.39%) WordPress Developer
4 10 (30.30%) HTML Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (24.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
8 5 (15.15%) Consultant
9 4 (12.12%) Magento Developer
9 4 (12.12%) Web Consultant
10 3 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
11 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (6.06%) Junior
11 2 (6.06%) MySQL Developer
11 2 (6.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
12 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
12 1 (3.03%) Junior Web Developer
12 1 (3.03%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 28 (84.85%) CSS
3 14 (42.42%) HTML5
4 13 (39.39%) XML
5 8 (24.24%) RSS
6 7 (21.21%) Google Maps API
6 7 (21.21%) LAMP
6 7 (21.21%) XSLT
7 6 (18.18%) Ajax
7 6 (18.18%) CSS3
7 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.15%) XHTML
9 4 (12.12%) Sass
10 2 (6.06%) Laravel
10 2 (6.06%) React
10 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (3.03%) .NET
11 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
2 10 (30.30%) Web Development
3 9 (27.27%) Open Source
4 8 (24.24%) Wireframes
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Mobile Optimisation
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) OOP
6 6 (18.18%) Web Design
7 5 (15.15%) Content Management
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) OO
10 2 (6.06%) SEO
11 1 (3.03%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) PHP
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) PHP 5
5 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
2 5 (15.15%) Zend
3 3 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe