The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / East of England
Rank 107 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.17% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.38% 1.09% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £225 £163 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £294 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
365 367 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.01% 15.65% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 192 288
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 35
Median hourly rate £15.50 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.45% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East of England region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East of England region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £225 - 2
Norfolk - 2 - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 16 (84.21%) PHP
2 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
3 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 11 (57.89%) HTML5
4 11 (57.89%) CSS3
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) Adobe
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Sass
7 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.79%) gulp
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) Python
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (10.53%) Node.js
10 1 (5.26%) GitHub
10 1 (5.26%) Open Source
10 1 (5.26%) Magento
10 1 (5.26%) DevOps
10 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (5.26%) React

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Drupal
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) gulp
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) HTML CSS Developer
2 7 (36.84%) HTML Developer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (21.05%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UI Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS3
2 11 (57.89%) HTML5
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (21.05%) Sass
5 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) Node.js
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) LESS
7 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Infographics
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source Development
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) PHP
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Adobe