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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 188 174 198
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing WordPress 13 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 2.02% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Average daily rate
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£340 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 £275 £238
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -4.00%
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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
1025 990 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.57% 17.20% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 678 775
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 55
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% -23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £42.48 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 17 (56.67%) CSS
2 17 (56.67%) jQuery
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (50.00%) PHP
4 15 (50.00%) HTML5
5 13 (43.33%) MySQL
6 12 (40.00%) CSS3
7 11 (36.67%) CMS
8 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (26.67%) Sass
9 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
10 7 (23.33%) Drupal
11 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (20.00%) LESS
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) LAMP
12 5 (16.67%) Ajax
12 5 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
13 4 (13.33%) User Experience
13 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
13 4 (13.33%) PHP5
13 4 (13.33%) Node.js
13 4 (13.33%) Joomla!
14 3 (10.00%) HTTP
14 3 (10.00%) Apache
15 2 (6.67%) Flash
15 2 (6.67%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (23.33%) Drupal
3 4 (13.33%) Joomla!
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.33%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) MarkLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.67%) Automotive
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
1 2 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Designer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) CSS
2 17 (56.67%) jQuery
3 15 (50.00%) HTML5
4 12 (40.00%) CSS3
5 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 8 (26.67%) Sass
6 6 (20.00%) LESS
6 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (16.67%) LAMP
7 5 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) JSON
8 2 (6.67%) RESTful
8 2 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (6.67%) React
8 2 (6.67%) Meteor
8 2 (6.67%) Flash
9 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
9 1 (3.33%) Mason
9 1 (3.33%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile First
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (3.33%) OOP
5 1 (3.33%) Product Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) PHP5
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Pingdom
1 1 (3.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Siebel
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Akamai
2 1 (3.33%) Splunk
2 1 (3.33%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.33%) New Relic