The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 138 113 114
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing WordPress 12 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 1.55% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate
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£263 £200 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £380 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -17.14%
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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
673 451 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.00% 19.09% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 258 217
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 28
Average hourly rate £16.80 £14.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.87% -31.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -23 10 £300 +50.00% 10
South Yorkshire -17 2 £225 +60.71% 1
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England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) MySQL
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) Sass
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Magento
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) HTML5
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Subversion
8 4 (23.53%) Social Media
8 4 (23.53%) LESS
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) CSS3
9 3 (17.65%) UNIX
10 2 (11.76%) Apache
10 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (11.76%) HTTP
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) C#
10 2 (11.76%) Java
10 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
10 2 (11.76%) Publishing

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (35.29%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Jadu
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Grunt
General
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Magento Developer
5 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) Sass
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) LESS
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) D3.js
7 2 (11.76%) Mustache
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Meteor
8 1 (5.88%) Flash
8 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
2 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (11.76%) Web Design
2 2 (11.76%) People Management
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) SEO
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) Google