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 3 months to 28 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.

WordPress
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 102 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 14 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.05% 0.51% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 2.77% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 1
Median daily rate £325 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% +22.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 217 361 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 16.22% 18.47% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 229 221
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in West Yorkshire

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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 3 months to 28 March 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
Leeds +12 12 £325 +6.55% 13
Bradford - 1 - - 1
WordPress
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (47.06%) GitHub
3 8 (47.06%) Docker
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) User Experience
8 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
8 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
8 3 (17.65%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) Drupal
8 3 (17.65%) Magento
8 3 (17.65%) NHS
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
9 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) XML
9 2 (11.76%) XSLT
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (11.76%) XHTML

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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 (17.65%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Tornado
3 1 (5.88%) TYPO3
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) GitHub
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
2 2 (11.76%) gulp
2 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
4 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (11.76%) Google Maps API
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Laravel
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) RSS
5 2 (11.76%) Symfony
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Google
1 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
1 2 (11.76%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) SAP