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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
London / City of London
Rank 148 136 172
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +36
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 1.74% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 13
Median daily rate £338 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £206 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £361 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £288 £253
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
548 460 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.75% 15.02% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 335 608
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 18
Median hourly rate £16.15 £19.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) PHP
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) Marketing
5 6 (28.57%) CMS
6 5 (23.81%) Publishing
6 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Email Marketing
6 5 (23.81%) Magento
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Zend
7 4 (19.05%) Marketing Management
7 4 (19.05%) hybris
7 4 (19.05%) Laravel
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) SAP hybris
7 4 (19.05%) Drupal
7 4 (19.05%) Statistics
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 4 (19.05%) SAP CRM
7 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 4 (19.05%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) Content Management

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 6 (28.57%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) concrete5
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Magento
2 4 (19.05%) SAP CRM
2 4 (19.05%) SAP hybris
3 1 (4.76%) OpenCart
3 1 (4.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) MailChimp
1 2 (9.52%) Trello
2 1 (4.76%) AdWords
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) gulp
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
2 5 (23.81%) Publishing
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Email Developer
4 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
4 2 (9.52%) HTML Email Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 2 (9.52%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Campaign Executive
5 1 (4.76%) Content Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) Laravel
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) React
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) Sass
4 2 (9.52%) Symfony
4 2 (9.52%) Zend Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) CakePHP
5 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Blog
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Email Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing Management
2 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) Content Management
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) API Design
5 1 (4.76%) API Testing
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Secure Coding
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PHP
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Capistrano
1 1 (4.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) hybris
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
1 4 (19.05%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sage
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore