The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 179 185 194
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 13 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 1.56% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
Average daily rate
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£323 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £26.25 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -80.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
962 1024 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.73% 17.13% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 733 724
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 55
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.98 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 20 (66.67%) HTML
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (60.00%) CSS
2 18 (60.00%) jQuery
3 16 (53.33%) HTML5
4 14 (46.67%) CSS3
5 13 (43.33%) PHP
6 11 (36.67%) MySQL
6 11 (36.67%) CMS
7 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (26.67%) Sass
9 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (20.00%) LESS
10 6 (20.00%) Drupal
10 6 (20.00%) OO
11 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) Ajax
11 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
12 4 (13.33%) User Experience
12 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
12 4 (13.33%) PHP5
12 4 (13.33%) Node.js
12 4 (13.33%) LAMP
12 4 (13.33%) Web Development
12 4 (13.33%) Joomla!
13 3 (10.00%) JSON
14 2 (6.67%) Marketing
14 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (36.67%) CMS
2 6 (20.00%) Drupal
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
3 4 (13.33%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Xcode
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
1 2 (6.67%) Automotive
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
1 2 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Designer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) HTML
2 18 (60.00%) CSS
2 18 (60.00%) jQuery
3 16 (53.33%) HTML5
4 14 (46.67%) CSS3
5 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (26.67%) Sass
7 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (20.00%) LESS
9 5 (16.67%) Ajax
10 4 (13.33%) LAMP
11 3 (10.00%) JSON
12 2 (6.67%) RESTful
12 2 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
13 1 (3.33%) React
13 1 (3.33%) Meteor
13 1 (3.33%) Laravel
13 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
13 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
13 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Web Design
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) PHP5
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.33%) Siebel
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.33%) Google
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