The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.27% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +372.22% -42.85%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 100 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 14.59% 23.09% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 70 24
Median daily rate £498 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Sheffield

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Sheffield

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) REST

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend