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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 161 193 186
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing WordPress 10 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 1.83% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Median daily rate £325 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £417 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +62.22%
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
652 927 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.55% 16.82% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 701 661
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
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 August 2016.

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 August 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 17 (68.00%) PHP
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) Web Development
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) CSS3
5 7 (28.00%) CMS
6 6 (24.00%) MySQL
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) Content Management
6 6 (24.00%) User Experience
6 6 (24.00%) REST
7 5 (20.00%) Drupal
7 5 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) Adobe
8 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 4 (16.00%) Sass
9 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
9 3 (12.00%) Laravel
9 3 (12.00%) gulp
9 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (12.00%) Blog
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Google
9 3 (12.00%) Subversion

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 7 (28.00%) CMS
2 5 (20.00%) Drupal
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.00%) InDesign
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.00%) Boomi
2 1 (4.00%) Force.com
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) gulp
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) Bower
4 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Interactive Media
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) WordPress Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) CSS
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) CSS3
5 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) JSON
6 4 (16.00%) Sass
7 3 (12.00%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (12.00%) LAMP
7 3 (12.00%) Laravel
7 3 (12.00%) Symfony
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) Phalcon
8 2 (8.00%) React
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Blog
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Animation
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 2 (8.00%) W3C
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Web Development
2 6 (24.00%) Content Management
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) SEO
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) PHP
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Zend
4 1 (4.00%) Akamai
4 1 (4.00%) HubSpot
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Omniture
4 1 (4.00%) RedDot
4 1 (4.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Talend