The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 32
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.48% - 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £239
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.18%  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 72 60 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 26.67% 24.00% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 19
Median daily rate £325 £368 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.68% -13.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Liverpool

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

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Drupal
3 3 (60.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (20.00%) Grunt

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (80.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (20.00%) Mocha
1 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (20.00%) Chai
4 1 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe