Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 137 141
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 -20
Contract jobs citing WordPress 26 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.89% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 3.72% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 11
Manchester median daily rate £300 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £212 £113 £180
90th Percentile £388 £300 £333
North West median daily rate £300 £213 £250
% change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate £8.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 473 511 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.11% 14.32% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 320 382
Manchester median daily rate £425 £380 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.30% +20.68%
10th Percentile £213 £223 £253
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 31
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +34.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £38.08 £32.25
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +46.67% -12.64% +2.23%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Manchester

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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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bury - 2 £313 -
Stockport +5 1 £250 -23.20%
WordPress
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 23 (88.46%) CSS
3 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) Front End Development
5 13 (50.00%) PHP
6 12 (46.15%) CSS3
6 12 (46.15%) CMS
7 11 (42.31%) HTML5
8 9 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (34.62%) Web Design
9 8 (30.77%) User Experience
10 7 (26.92%) jQuery
10 7 (26.92%) Drupal
11 6 (23.08%) Sass
11 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 6 (23.08%) MySQL
11 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
11 6 (23.08%) React
12 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (19.23%) Grunt
12 5 (19.23%) Wireframes
12 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
13 4 (15.38%) Sphinx
13 4 (15.38%) Analytics
13 4 (15.38%) Confluence
13 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
13 4 (15.38%) TDD
13 4 (15.38%) JIRA
13 4 (15.38%) Magento
13 4 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS

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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 12 (46.15%) CMS
2 7 (26.92%) Drupal
3 4 (15.38%) Confluence
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (7.69%) Kentico
5 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (15.38%) LaTeX
3 3 (11.54%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Grunt
2 4 (15.38%) gulp
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
3 3 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (11.54%) Mocha
3 3 (11.54%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (7.69%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (15.38%) Author
3 4 (15.38%) Magento Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Author
4 3 (11.54%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (11.54%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 23 (88.46%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) CSS3
4 11 (42.31%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 6 (23.08%) React
6 6 (23.08%) Sass
7 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (15.38%) Sphinx
8 4 (15.38%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (11.54%) Chai
9 3 (11.54%) Ionic Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Node.js
10 2 (7.69%) LAMP
10 2 (7.69%) RESTful
10 2 (7.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 1 (3.85%) D3.js
11 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) W3C
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Front End Development
2 9 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (34.62%) Web Design
3 5 (19.23%) Wireframes
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) SEO
6 2 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (3.85%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) Fortran
4 1 (3.85%) C
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe
1 4 (15.38%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.69%) hybris