Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 69 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -24
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.59% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.42% 3.14% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Sheffield median daily rate £281 - £225
10th Percentile £239 - £213
90th Percentile £328 - £238
South Yorkshire median daily rate £281 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 117 191 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.23% 20.08% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 128 111
Sheffield median daily rate £428 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.50% +11.11% +30.91%
10th Percentile £269 £310 £263
90th Percentile £646 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +189.47% -61.22%
10th Percentile £12.80 £26.25 £8.55
90th Percentile £22.80 £28.75 £20.95
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +12.50% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Sheffield

WordPress
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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence

WordPress
Co-occurring 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
1 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Joomla! Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Joomla! Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend