The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 182 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs citing WordPress 23 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 1.29% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 23
Average daily rate
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£413 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £198 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1166 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.87% 16.41% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 791 915
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 38
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% -12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 25 (67.57%) PHP
2 21 (56.76%) CSS
2 21 (56.76%) HTML
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) MySQL
4 14 (37.84%) HTML5
4 14 (37.84%) CSS3
5 10 (27.03%) jQuery
6 9 (24.32%) SEO
7 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
7 8 (21.62%) Adobe
8 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) .NET
8 7 (18.92%) Magento
9 6 (16.22%) Web Development
9 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (16.22%) Java
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.51%) Intranet
10 5 (13.51%) CMS
10 5 (13.51%) MVC
10 5 (13.51%) PHP5
11 4 (10.81%) Drupal
11 4 (10.81%) Content Management
11 4 (10.81%) Degree
11 4 (10.81%) JSON
11 4 (10.81%) Social Media

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
3 4 (10.81%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) Acrobat
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Xdebug
General
1 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Web Manager
3 4 (10.81%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Content Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Magento Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Head of Development
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) CSS
1 21 (56.76%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) HTML5
2 14 (37.84%) CSS3
3 10 (27.03%) jQuery
4 7 (18.92%) .NET
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.81%) JSON
6 4 (10.81%) Sass
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.70%) Raphaël
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.70%) JSTL
7 1 (2.70%) JSP
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) DOM
7 1 (2.70%) SVG
7 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Social Media
2 1 (2.70%) W3C
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) SEO
2 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) Web Development
3 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) Content Management
6 3 (8.11%) User Stories
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.70%) Release Management
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Web Design
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) PHP
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) PHP5
6 4 (10.81%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Adobe
2 2 (5.41%) Zend
3 1 (2.70%) Akamai
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
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