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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.60% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 3.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 0
Median daily rate £328 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
370 538 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.96% 19.04% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 360 303
Median daily rate £410 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £566 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £11.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.51% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £12.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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
West Yorkshire +2 4 £328 +9.16% 14
South Yorkshire - 1 £225 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 14 (82.35%) HTML
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) XML
5 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) JIRA
6 7 (41.18%) CMS
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 6 (35.29%) OOP
7 6 (35.29%) XHTML
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Content Management
7 6 (35.29%) Ajax
7 6 (35.29%) Zend
7 6 (35.29%) PHP 5
7 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Confluence
7 6 (35.29%) HTML5
8 5 (29.41%) User Experience
9 4 (23.53%) Open Source
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
10 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
10 3 (17.65%) RSS
10 3 (17.65%) XSLT
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
10 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce

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 7 (41.18%) CMS
2 6 (35.29%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) concrete5
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 2 (11.76%) gulp
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) PHP Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Consultant
4 5 (29.41%) Web Consultant
4 5 (29.41%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) Ajax
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) XHTML
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Google Maps API
6 3 (17.65%) LAMP
6 3 (17.65%) RSS
6 3 (17.65%) WAMP
6 3 (17.65%) XSLT
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
7 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) Ember.js
7 2 (11.76%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) Laravel
8 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Content Management
1 6 (35.29%) OOP
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
1 6 (35.29%) TDD
1 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
4 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) API Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP 5
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Zend
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe