The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 36 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.38% 0.39% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 3.85% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £250 £285 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +23.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £238
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.78%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 61 26 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 23.02% 10.04% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 21
Median daily rate £308 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +34.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Magento
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (25.00%) gulp
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Animation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP