What is the usual rate for WordPress developers?
The cost of WordPress development projects varies greatly depending on the complexity of your website, the duration of the project, and the level of expertise you need. However, there are guides on cost estimates readily available on the internet which you can use for reference.
Below is a quick table comparing the annual salaries and hourly rates of WordPress developers from the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. All figures are from PayScale and Neuvoo.
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Although, hiring locally is the common way to go, there are companies from startups to large tech firms who are looking for more cost-efficient and quick alternatives to find the tech talent they need. This is where IT outsourcing providers enter the picture.
As your IT outsourcing partner, Cloud Employee provides startups and small and medium-sized enterprises as a risk-free alternative to outsource WordPress development. We offer competitive industry rates that allow companies to hire the best WordPress developers while saving on overhead costs.
What interview techniques should you use to hire the best WordPress developer?
As you go through the process of hiring a WordPress developer, take into consideration that the main purpose of the interview isn't to give hard and challenging tasks. The goal is merely to assess the candidate's abilities within a set time. To conduct a successful interview, here are some great tips to keep in mind as you examine your candidates.
Now, whilst keeping those practices during the interview in mind here are some specific questions that we recommend you use during the interview.
Q: When your website gets hacked, how should you resolve it?
Once your WordPress website gets hacked, there are 4 steps that need to be followed:
- Installation of security plugin
- Re-installation of the latest WordPress version
- Change all passwords and User-IDs
- Make sure that your themes and plugins are updated
- Integrated with your hosting panel, scan the system using Anti-virus program
Q: Define what hooks are and its types in WordPress.
A: Hooks give access to your plugin to the rest of WordPress, as it calls functions in your plugin at specific times, setting your plugin in motions.
Hooks that WordPress core launches at specific points during execution or when specific events occur. The plugin specifies its PHP (scripting language) functions which are then in react at the specified point, using the API plugin.
Hooks that WordPress launches that modifies the text of various types before it is added into the database or before it is sent to the browser screen. The plugin is able to specify that one or more of its PHP function used to modify certain text types, using Filter API plugin.
These interview techniques are also essential to businesses planning to outsource WordPress development. This is because outsourcing firms can help you find not only the best WordPress developer, but also the right tech expert from a larger and better talent pool overseas.
How can Cloud Employee help you?
Find WordPress developers for hire with Cloud Employee. We are a fast-growing UK-managed IT outsourcing company where strategic solutions are provided for tech startups and firms who are facing problems looking for tech talent. We offer assistance in helping you hire the best offshore WordPress developers at no extra cost.
It's simple to find your WordPress developer with us:
- Just let us know your staffing requirements, and our team of expert recruiters conduct a custom search for qualified offshore WordPress developers right away.
- We send you a shortlist of candidate CVs from which you handpicked.
- Then technical tests will be conducted with the developers you have chosen.
- Throughout our custom recruitment process, we make sure you only hire the offshore WordPress developer you want.
- Once you have hired your offshore WordPress developer of choice with us, he or she works exclusively with you, reporting directly to you, during your timezone.
- As you work with your offshore WordPress developer on your project, we provide assistance to both you and your developer. Providing developers with high-spec hardware and software and a comfortable working environment here in our Philippine offices.
- Cloud Employee makes sure that all things are taken care of as you focus on your website development. We do all the paperwork for you, from payroll, taxes, and HR to general admin.
What is the dedicated hiring model?
What's special about working with Cloud Employee is our dedicated hiring model, aiming to help you avoid the risks and extra costs of traditional outsourcing. Your dedicated offshore WordPress developer becomes an addition to your in-house team adhering to your processes, tools and standards.
This model is considered the best engagement model, due to the flexibility it offers. Scaling your team according to your business requirements whenever you need it is made possible.
- Ideal for long-term projects, especially those with a constantly changing scope and undefined specifications
- Works fine with a predictable budget even with an indefinite project scope
- As the client, you have full control from recruitment and interviews to the management of your outsourced WordPress development team
- You monitor and assess the product quality directly
- The dedicated WordPress developers you hire work exclusively for you, so they understand your objectives, goals, standards, and expectations clearly
Moreover, the dedicated hiring model suits these businesses the most:
- Those who prefer to work with a dedicated WordPress developer for their project
- Those who are looking to reduce their hiring and recruitment expenses
- Those that want flexibility and scalability especially during the development
More than a hundred startups and SMEs from all over the world are trusting Cloud Employee for their WordPress development needs because of its convenient and client-oriented model. The outsourced team becomes an efficient extension of the in-house team.
All of these services are offered at competitive industry rates, making us and our business model the top choice for many startups and firms.