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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 133 147
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.43% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 2.58% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £262 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £160 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £350 £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £239
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -22.72% -4.34%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 286 465 556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.37% 16.79% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 326 357
Median daily rate £400 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +23.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +25.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.19 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
North Yorkshire +10 4 £262 +63.90% 3
West Yorkshire +13 2 £250 -21.87% 11
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 21 (95.45%) PHP
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (45.45%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (36.36%) Docker
4 8 (36.36%) GitHub
5 7 (31.82%) CSS3
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) MySQL
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Drupal
7 4 (18.18%) Google
7 4 (18.18%) LAMP
7 4 (18.18%) User Experience
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Wireframes
8 3 (13.64%) Mobile Optimisation
8 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) NHS
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) RSS
8 3 (13.64%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) XSLT
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
8 3 (13.64%) Marketing

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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 4 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Tornado
3 1 (4.55%) TYPO3
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) GitHub
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) WordPress Developer
3 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
4 7 (31.82%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.64%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.55%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) HTML5
3 7 (31.82%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) LAMP
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.64%) Google Maps API
6 3 (13.64%) RSS
6 3 (13.64%) Symfony
6 3 (13.64%) WAMP
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
7 2 (9.09%) Laravel
7 2 (9.09%) LESS
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Optimisation
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Wireframes
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Email Management
3 2 (9.09%) Email Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) PHP
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Python
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 2 (9.09%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) SAP