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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 174 190 186
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 18 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 1.16% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £237 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £360 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
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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
875 1036 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.27% 17.25% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 723 705
Average daily rate £413 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 18 (54.55%) PHP
2 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 16 (48.48%) CMS
4 11 (33.33%) jQuery
4 11 (33.33%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) Drupal
5 9 (27.27%) MySQL
6 8 (24.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (21.21%) CSS3
8 6 (18.18%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.15%) Marketing
9 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
10 4 (12.12%) Joomla!
10 4 (12.12%) Apache
10 4 (12.12%) XHTML
10 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 3 (9.09%) Finance
11 3 (9.09%) Advertising
11 3 (9.09%) Games
11 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) SOAP
11 3 (9.09%) Web Services
11 3 (9.09%) XML
11 3 (9.09%) Windows
11 3 (9.09%) IIS
11 3 (9.09%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (48.48%) CMS
2 9 (27.27%) Drupal
3 4 (12.12%) Joomla!
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) Content Management Server
5 2 (6.06%) DNN
5 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
5 2 (6.06%) Alfresco
5 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) osCommerce
2 1 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (3.03%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Grunt
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.21%) WordPress Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Copywriter
7 1 (3.03%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) HTML
1 17 (51.52%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) jQuery
2 11 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (21.21%) CSS3
4 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) XHTML
6 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.06%) Sass
7 2 (6.06%) LESS
7 2 (6.06%) LAMP
7 2 (6.06%) Ajax
7 2 (6.06%) JSP
8 1 (3.03%) .NET
8 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Social Media
1 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Content Management
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Web Design
5 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 18 (54.55%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) PHP5
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) RedDot
1 2 (6.06%) EPiServer
1 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Zend
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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