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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 144 171 193
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +22
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 1.89% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Average daily rate £300 £288 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £229 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £386 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.44%
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
487 899 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.48% 17.49% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 661 722
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.45 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £49.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) PHP
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (28.57%) Apache
7 6 (28.57%) CSS3
8 5 (23.81%) Publishing
8 5 (23.81%) LAMP
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) jQuery
9 4 (19.05%) CMS
9 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 3 (14.29%) Sass
10 3 (14.29%) Drupal
10 3 (14.29%) MVC
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (9.52%) Subversion
11 2 (9.52%) Content Management
11 2 (9.52%) Marketing
11 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (9.52%) Zend
11 2 (9.52%) nginx
11 2 (9.52%) Web Design
11 2 (9.52%) Advertising
11 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) Drupal
4 2 (9.52%) nginx
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
4 4 (19.05%) HTML Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 6 (28.57%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) LAMP
6 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) Sass
8 2 (9.52%) Laravel
9 1 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (4.76%) RESTful
9 1 (4.76%) Symfony
9 1 (4.76%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) XHTML
9 1 (4.76%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
1 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (9.52%) Content Management
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) Web Design
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.76%) SEO
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PHP
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Google
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