Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 16 January 2018 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Merseyside median daily rate - - £125
North West median daily rate £300 £268 £269
% change year-on-year +12.15% -0.47% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £36.25 - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 75 116 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.34% 20.39% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 64 76
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £284 £313 £156
90th Percentile £580 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.51% +10.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £9.88 £17.63 £14.85
90th Percentile £21.85 £18.88 £96.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £14.86 £19.25
% change year-on-year -2.69% -22.81% +14.31%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Merseyside

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Merseyside