The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 174 201 208
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Contract jobs citing WordPress 20 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 1.46% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +39.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
971 1163 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 16.47% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 796 831
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 56 37
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £60.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
WordPress
London

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the City of London region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the City of London region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 23 (67.65%) PHP
2 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) MySQL
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) HTML5
3 10 (29.41%) CSS3
4 9 (26.47%) jQuery
4 9 (26.47%) SEO
5 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 8 (23.53%) Adobe
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) Magento
6 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Web Development
7 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) Photoshop
8 5 (14.71%) Intranet
9 4 (11.76%) Acrobat
9 4 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (11.76%) MS Office
9 4 (11.76%) Degree
9 4 (11.76%) JSON
9 4 (11.76%) Content Management
9 4 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (11.76%) CMS
9 4 (11.76%) Drupal
9 4 (11.76%) Social Media

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) Acrobat
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Xdebug
General
1 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Web Manager
3 4 (11.76%) PHP Developer
3 4 (11.76%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Magento Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Intranet Manager
6 1 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) CSS
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) HTML5
2 10 (29.41%) CSS3
3 9 (26.47%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) Sass
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) JSTL
6 1 (2.94%) JSP
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) DOM
6 1 (2.94%) SVG
6 1 (2.94%) LAMP
6 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.94%) Raphaël
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) W3C
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) SEO
2 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.65%) Web Development
3 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (11.76%) Content Management
5 3 (8.82%) User Stories
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Release Management
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Web Design
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) PHP
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Adobe
2 3 (8.82%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) Akamai
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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