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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 186 189 191
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing WordPress 15 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 1.30% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-56.52% -83.00%
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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
984 1078 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.96% 17.23% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 785 720
Average daily rate £400 £380 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 42
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 (58.82%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) jQuery
3 16 (47.06%) PHP
3 16 (47.06%) HTML5
4 15 (44.12%) CSS3
5 12 (35.29%) MySQL
5 12 (35.29%) CMS
6 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 9 (26.47%) OO
8 8 (23.53%) Sass
8 8 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (20.59%) OO PHP
9 7 (20.59%) Drupal
10 6 (17.65%) Joomla!
10 6 (17.65%) LESS
11 5 (14.71%) PHP5
12 4 (11.76%) Web Development
12 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.76%) LAMP
12 4 (11.76%) Node.js
12 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
13 3 (8.82%) User Experience
13 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
13 3 (8.82%) JSON
13 3 (8.82%) Ajax
14 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (35.29%) CMS
2 7 (20.59%) Drupal
3 6 (17.65%) Joomla!
4 4 (11.76%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Sage Pay
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Xcode
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 7 (20.59%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.94%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) jQuery
3 16 (47.06%) HTML5
4 15 (44.12%) CSS3
5 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 8 (23.53%) Sass
7 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (17.65%) LESS
9 4 (11.76%) LAMP
10 3 (8.82%) JSON
10 3 (8.82%) Ajax
11 2 (5.88%) RESTful
11 2 (5.88%) Web Services
11 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
12 1 (2.94%) Laravel
12 1 (2.94%) REST
12 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
12 1 (2.94%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) OO
2 8 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (20.59%) OO PHP
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) Web Design
6 1 (2.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) PHP5
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.94%) Siebel
2 1 (2.94%) Google
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