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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 152 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +10
Contract jobs citing WordPress 10 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 1.52% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
Median daily rate £406 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -56.52%
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
618 989 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.87% 18.05% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 739 789
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £10.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £26.19 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
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 4 May 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 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) PHP
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
4 6 (31.58%) Web Development
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) CMS
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
6 4 (21.05%) gulp
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) Sass
6 4 (21.05%) Grunt
7 3 (15.79%) Magento
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Content Management
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) Linux
8 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
8 2 (10.53%) Publishing
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 2 (10.53%) Adobe
8 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (10.53%) Unica

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 5 (26.32%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
2 2 (10.53%) Eloqua
2 2 (10.53%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Grunt
1 4 (21.05%) gulp
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.53%) Magento Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) Sass
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) LAMP
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.26%) Laravel
6 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.26%) LINQ
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Blog
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Development
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 3 (15.79%) Content Management
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) PHP
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Akamai
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) HubSpot
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) RedDot
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
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