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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 121 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.42% 0.077%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.83% 2.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £255 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £261 £253
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -
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
383 537 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.79% 17.36% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 352 285
Median daily rate £430 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 13
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £13.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +7.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £22.18 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 7 December 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
South Yorkshire -4 4 - -
West Yorkshire +17 3 £255 +2.00% 4
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) PHP
4 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
5 15 (51.72%) MySQL
6 13 (44.83%) XML
6 13 (44.83%) HTML5
7 11 (37.93%) Front End Development
8 10 (34.48%) CMS
9 9 (31.03%) Open Source
9 9 (31.03%) Magento
9 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
10 8 (27.59%) Wireframes
10 8 (27.59%) RSS
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) Linux
11 7 (24.14%) OOP
11 7 (24.14%) XSLT
11 7 (24.14%) LAMP
11 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (24.14%) Google Maps API
11 7 (24.14%) Google
11 7 (24.14%) JIRA
11 7 (24.14%) Mobile Optimisation
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (20.69%) Ajax
12 6 (20.69%) Web Development
12 6 (20.69%) Zend
12 6 (20.69%) Content Management
12 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing

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 (34.48%) CMS
2 6 (20.69%) Confluence
3 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.90%) Drupal
4 2 (6.90%) Magnolia
5 1 (3.45%) concrete5
5 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) Grunt
4 3 (10.34%) gulp
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) PHP Developer
3 9 (31.03%) WordPress Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (24.14%) HTML Developer
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Consultant
7 5 (17.24%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Web Consultant
8 4 (13.79%) Magento Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
9 3 (10.34%) PHP Magento Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
10 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
11 1 (3.45%) Designer
11 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
11 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
11 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) HTML5
3 13 (44.83%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) RSS
5 7 (24.14%) Google Maps API
5 7 (24.14%) LAMP
5 7 (24.14%) XSLT
6 6 (20.69%) Ajax
6 6 (20.69%) XHTML
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) Sass
9 2 (6.90%) .NET
9 2 (6.90%) Laravel
9 2 (6.90%) React
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.45%) Node.js
10 1 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Front End Development
2 9 (31.03%) Open Source
3 8 (27.59%) Wireframes
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Mobile Optimisation
4 7 (24.14%) OOP
5 6 (20.69%) Content Management
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) OO
9 1 (3.45%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) PHP
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) PHP 5
5 3 (10.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Google
2 6 (20.69%) Zend
3 3 (10.34%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe