Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

WordPress
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 82 104
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 +6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 4.42% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Cheshire median daily rate £309 £338 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.52% +92.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £287 £96 £129
90th Percentile £334 £419 £295
North West median daily rate £280 £300 £225
% change year-on-year -6.67% +33.33% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £8.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +76.47% -43.33% -

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 220 181 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.52% 14.98% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 136 207
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £263 £257
90th Percentile £564 £500 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +43.61% +16.06%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.55 £10.68
90th Percentile £32.00 £33.00 £35.50
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +47.81% -21.95% +7.89%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WordPress in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -1 2 £309 +2.92%
Warrington - 1 - -
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) API Integration
3 1 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Twig
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Plesk
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Twig
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) API Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Plesk