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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 129 144 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Contract jobs citing WordPress 19 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.067% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 0.35% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 6
Median daily rate £325 £211 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £222 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £238 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% -20.00%
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
519 566 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.86% 19.04% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 375 205
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.04 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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
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 27 July 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 - 18 £325 - 16
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (86.67%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) CSS
3 20 (66.67%) PHP
4 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) Magento
5 13 (43.33%) HTML5
6 12 (40.00%) Web Development
7 10 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 9 (30.00%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) MySQL
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) RSS
9 8 (26.67%) Open Source
9 8 (26.67%) Wireframes
10 7 (23.33%) Mobile Optimisation
10 7 (23.33%) LAMP
10 7 (23.33%) XSLT
10 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (23.33%) Google
10 7 (23.33%) Google Maps API
11 6 (20.00%) CMS
11 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (20.00%) CSS3
12 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (16.67%) SEO
12 5 (16.67%) Joomla!
13 4 (13.33%) Drupal
13 4 (13.33%) jQuery
14 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (10.00%) Git (software)

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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 5 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 4 (13.33%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Grunt
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) WordPress Developer
3 12 (40.00%) PHP Developer
4 9 (30.00%) HTML Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (20.00%) Magento Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (13.33%) PHP Magento Developer
8 3 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Graduate
10 1 (3.33%) IT Graduate
10 1 (3.33%) Junior
10 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
10 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) HTML5
4 9 (30.00%) XML
5 8 (26.67%) RSS
6 7 (23.33%) Google Maps API
6 7 (23.33%) LAMP
6 7 (23.33%) XSLT
7 6 (20.00%) CSS3
8 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
10 3 (10.00%) .NET
10 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (6.67%) Ajax
11 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 2 (6.67%) Laravel
11 2 (6.67%) React
12 1 (3.33%) Mason
12 1 (3.33%) Node.js
12 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.33%) Social Media
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Web Development
2 10 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 8 (26.67%) Open Source
3 8 (26.67%) Wireframes
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Mobile Optimisation
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) SEO
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (3.33%) MVC
9 1 (3.33%) Online Marketing
9 1 (3.33%) OOP
9 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) PHP
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.33%) Siebel
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) WorldPay