Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 19 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 151 168
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -27
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.64% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.20% 3.85% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £331 £343 £443
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £325 £250
% change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 502 597 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.80% 16.52% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 359 542
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £250
90th Percentile £571 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £417 £400
% change year-on-year -3.96% +4.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 32
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% -2.80%
10th Percentile £10.38 £12.58 £9.28
90th Percentile £25.70 £31.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% -6.25%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in West Yorkshire

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in West Yorkshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Leeds -7 6 £288 -11.54% 5
WordPress
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) Magento
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (66.67%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google