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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 150 150 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 +39
Contract jobs citing WordPress 11 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.98% 1.68% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 13
Median daily rate £350 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £391 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £259 £251
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -
WordPress
London

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
555 536 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.46% 15.46% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 403 677
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £222 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.30 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £30.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 15 (71.43%) PHP
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) CMS
6 6 (28.57%) Web Development
6 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Drupal
7 5 (23.81%) Marketing
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) Adobe
8 4 (19.05%) Zend
8 4 (19.05%) Laravel
8 4 (19.05%) Magento
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) Sass
8 4 (19.05%) gulp
9 3 (14.29%) React
9 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 3 (14.29%) Grunt
9 3 (14.29%) CSS3
9 3 (14.29%) HTML5
9 3 (14.29%) Open Source
9 3 (14.29%) JSON
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) MySQL
9 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
9 3 (14.29%) Content Management
9 3 (14.29%) Ruby

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (33.33%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) Drupal
3 2 (9.52%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.76%) concrete5
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (4.76%) InDesign
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Magento
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) OpenCart
2 1 (4.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Trello
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Boomi
2 1 (4.76%) Force.com
2 1 (4.76%) G Suite
2 1 (4.76%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) gulp
3 3 (14.29%) Grunt
4 2 (9.52%) Bower
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (9.52%) webpack
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Interactive Media
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.52%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Content Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (19.05%) Laravel
4 4 (19.05%) Sass
5 3 (14.29%) CSS3
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) React
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) Node.js
6 2 (9.52%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) Symfony
6 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.52%) Zend Framework
7 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Blog
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Web Development
2 3 (14.29%) Content Management
2 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) SEO
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) API Design
4 1 (4.76%) API Testing
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Secure Coding
4 1 (4.76%) Service Design
4 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) PHP
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe
1 4 (19.05%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) Talend