Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 183 197
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 -23
Contract jobs citing WordPress 13 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 3.33% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £213 £221 £213
90th Percentile £338 £341 £438
England median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -58.90% +94.67%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 701 961 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.91% 17.49% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 579 772
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £240
90th Percentile £575 £565 £537
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 44
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.90 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £31.05 £37.04
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.26% +6.35%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire -2 6 £288 -11.54% 7
South Yorkshire +13 4 £281 - 1
North Yorkshire +11 3 £250 - 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 12 (92.31%) PHP
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Magento
5 5 (38.46%) Drupal
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Joomla!
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) OOP
7 3 (23.08%) XHTML
7 3 (23.08%) CMS
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) Content Management
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) Google
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) Web Design
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) Billing
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (38.46%) Drupal
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Joomla!
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) PHP Developer
3 8 (61.54%) WordPress Developer
4 7 (53.85%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Magento Developer
6 2 (15.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (15.38%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Joomla! Developer
7 1 (7.69%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
7 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
7 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS3
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (7.69%) React
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Content Management
1 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Web Design
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.69%) Content Development
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Email Management
3 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PHP 5
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore