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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / East of England
Rank 116 116 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing WordPress 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.30% 1.96% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £225 £169 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -11.11%

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
394 357 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.11% 15.08% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 170 289
Median daily rate £405 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £189 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% +107.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.40 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £58.60 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 27 February 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 12 £225 +12.50% 3
Norfolk - 1 - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) CSS
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) HTML5
4 10 (52.63%) CSS3
5 9 (47.37%) Adobe
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
8 3 (15.79%) gulp
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.79%) Sass
8 3 (15.79%) Python
9 2 (10.53%) CMS
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (10.53%) Node.js
9 2 (10.53%) Drupal
9 2 (10.53%) Magento
10 1 (5.26%) Infographics
10 1 (5.26%) Open Source Development
10 1 (5.26%) Complexity Analysis

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 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
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
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
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
5 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UI Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
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 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) CSS3
2 10 (52.63%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
5 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) Node.js
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 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Complexity Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Infographics
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source Development
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 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%) C#
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
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore