The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 April 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.23% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £244 £250
% change year-on-year +23.07% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +372.22% -10.00%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 61 122 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 13.83% 21.90% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 89 61
Median daily rate £415 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +114.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 £225 - 2
WordPress
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP