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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 191 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing WordPress 14 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 1.09% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £319 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £389 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
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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
957 1281 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.28% 17.64% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 896 861
Average daily rate £397 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 46
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £33.20 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 24 (64.86%) PHP
2 22 (59.46%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) CSS
3 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) HTML5
5 10 (27.03%) MySQL
5 10 (27.03%) CMS
6 8 (21.62%) CSS3
7 7 (18.92%) Drupal
7 7 (18.92%) Java
7 7 (18.92%) .NET
8 6 (16.22%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) MVC
8 6 (16.22%) Content Management
8 6 (16.22%) jQuery
9 5 (13.51%) PHP5
9 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (13.51%) Social Media
9 5 (13.51%) Apache
9 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.51%) C#
10 4 (10.81%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (10.81%) XHTML
10 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
10 4 (10.81%) IIS
10 4 (10.81%) MS Office
10 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.81%) SEO
10 4 (10.81%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (27.03%) CMS
2 7 (18.92%) Drupal
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.81%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Content Management Server
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (5.41%) DNN
5 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.41%) Alfresco
5 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
1 4 (10.81%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
2 2 (5.41%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (10.81%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Web Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Magento Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) HTML
1 22 (59.46%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) HTML5
3 8 (21.62%) CSS3
4 7 (18.92%) .NET
5 6 (16.22%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) XHTML
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.41%) JSP
7 2 (5.41%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) LESS
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) REST
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) Sass
8 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.70%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Social Media
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) MVC
1 6 (16.22%) Content Management
2 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.81%) SEO
4 3 (8.11%) Web Development
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Web Design
5 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.70%) User Stories
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) PHP
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) PHP5
4 5 (13.51%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 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 4 (10.81%) Adobe
2 3 (8.11%) Zend
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) RedDot
3 2 (5.41%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Akamai
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