The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Yorkshire region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 96 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 16 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 1.17% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Average daily rate
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£243 £195 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
391 429 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.93% 20.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 215 234
Average daily rate £350 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.40 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WordPress
England

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014. 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
South Yorkshire +6 10 £175 -
West Yorkshire +4 6 £275 +27.90% 8
East Yorkshire - - - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 25 (86.21%) PHP
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) MySQL
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 9 (31.03%) Magento
6 8 (27.59%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) SEO
7 7 (24.14%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) Laravel
8 6 (20.69%) CMS
8 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (20.69%) Marketing
8 6 (20.69%) Web Development
8 6 (20.69%) Adobe
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
9 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (17.24%) OOP
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Content Management
10 4 (13.79%) JSON
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) Apache
10 4 (13.79%) Sass
11 3 (10.34%) Analytics
11 3 (10.34%) Web Services
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Advertising

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 (20.69%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal
4 1 (3.45%) Moodle
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Magento
2 2 (6.90%) Zen Cart
2 2 (6.90%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Web Developer
3 13 (44.83%) PHP Developer
4 9 (31.03%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Designer
8 1 (3.45%) UNIX Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Website Developer
8 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) CSS
3 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) HTML5
4 7 (24.14%) Laravel
5 6 (20.69%) CSS3
6 4 (13.79%) Sass
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) Flash
8 2 (6.90%) LAMP
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
9 1 (3.45%) CGI
9 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
2 8 (27.59%) SEO
3 6 (20.69%) Web Development
4 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (17.24%) OOP
4 5 (17.24%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) Content Management
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) PHP
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) PHP5
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Sony
2 1 (3.45%) Zend
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle