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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 123 125 130
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 1.53% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £175 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -37.50%
WordPress
England

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
411 590 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.26% 22.26% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 342 268
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 33
Average hourly rate £13.00 £24.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.39% -14.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £175 -30.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Magento
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore