The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Rank 77 89 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.16% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.59% 3.67% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Median daily rate £325 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% +22.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +372.22% -42.85%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 182 245 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.65% 17.18% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 153 149
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing WordPress as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) Docker
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (50.00%) GitHub
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Drupal
6 3 (21.43%) Magento
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile Optimisation
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (14.29%) RSS
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) NHS
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (21.43%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Tornado
3 1 (7.14%) TYPO3
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) GitHub
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Magento Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
6 1 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) Google Maps API
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 2 (14.29%) Laravel
4 2 (14.29%) LESS
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) RSS
4 2 (14.29%) Sass
4 2 (14.29%) Symfony
4 2 (14.29%) WAMP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XHTML
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Optimisation
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
1 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
1 2 (14.29%) Zend