Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a WordPress Developer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 156 156
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -34
Contract jobs requiring a WordPress Developer 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.17% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Manchester median daily rate £250 £225 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.00% -34.55%
North West median daily rate £275 £188 £203
% change year-on-year +46.67% -7.41% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2758 3333 3596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 94.39% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 2129 2082
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £239 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 141
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%

WordPress Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured WordPress Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress Developer in Manchester

WordPress Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress Developer in Manchester

WordPress Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress Developer in Manchester

WordPress Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £250 -
WordPress Developer
North West

WordPress Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, WordPress Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring WordPress Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing

WordPress Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (100.00%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP