Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 128 138
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -23
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.26% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.43% 4.98% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 13
Leeds median daily rate £288 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £331 £338 £443
West Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £325 £250
% change year-on-year -11.54% +30.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 420 442 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.53% 16.85% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 256 402
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +19.40%
10th Percentile £275 £264 £240
90th Percentile £575 £565 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +1.66% +1.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 26
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.79% +1.67% +0.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.30 £31.50 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +3.93%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Leeds

WordPress
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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) Magento
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development

WordPress
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 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (66.67%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google