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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 186 181 211
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Contract jobs citing WordPress 17 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 1.88% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -17.14%
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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
959 1013 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.70% 17.41% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 695 803
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 40
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.87 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £126.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 21 (72.41%) PHP
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
5 14 (48.28%) MySQL
6 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 13 (44.83%) HTML5
7 11 (37.93%) CMS
8 9 (31.03%) CSS3
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) Drupal
10 6 (20.69%) Ajax
10 6 (20.69%) LAMP
10 6 (20.69%) Apache
11 4 (13.79%) OO
11 4 (13.79%) HTTP
11 4 (13.79%) Linux
11 4 (13.79%) Advertising
11 4 (13.79%) Subversion
11 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (13.79%) Node.js
11 4 (13.79%) OO PHP
11 4 (13.79%) User Experience
12 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (10.34%) React
12 3 (10.34%) Meteor
12 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (10.34%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (37.93%) CMS
2 7 (24.14%) Drupal
3 6 (20.69%) Apache
4 4 (13.79%) Node.js
5 3 (10.34%) Joomla!
6 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
7 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) MarkLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 4 (13.79%) Advertising
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
3 13 (44.83%) HTML5
4 9 (31.03%) CSS3
5 6 (20.69%) LAMP
5 6 (20.69%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) Flash
6 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.34%) React
6 3 (10.34%) Meteor
7 2 (6.90%) Laravel
7 2 (6.90%) Symfony
8 1 (3.45%) REST
8 1 (3.45%) Mason
8 1 (3.45%) WAMP
8 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
8 1 (3.45%) XHTML
8 1 (3.45%) .NET
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) OO
2 4 (13.79%) OO PHP
3 3 (10.34%) BDD
3 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Release Management
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Web Design
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Product Management
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) PHP
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) PHP5
5 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) Pingdom
1 2 (6.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Splunk
1 2 (6.90%) New Relic
2 1 (3.45%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Siebel
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) Zend
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Akamai
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago