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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 128 139 132
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 2.13% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 8
Median daily rate £145 £325 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% +37.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £238 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +21.66%
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
376 611 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.65% 19.53% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 379 301
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 45
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £42.50 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire - 1 £145 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Content Editor
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering Support
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore