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 26 June 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.

WordPress
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.61% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 4.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £250 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +21.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £240
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -22.72% -4.34%  

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 139 213 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.72% 14.45% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 155 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +52.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

WordPress
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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Drupal
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Symfony
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Google
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) LAMP
7 2 (14.29%) CMS
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Google Maps API
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) WAMP
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

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Co-occurring 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 4 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Tornado
3 1 (7.14%) TYPO3
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) 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 2 (14.29%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 3 (21.43%) Symfony
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (14.29%) Google Maps API
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%) WAMP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XHTML
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
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%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) 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 3 (21.43%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 2 (14.29%) Zend