The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 124 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing WordPress 14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.55% 2.74% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate £350 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £268 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £291
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
549 402 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.81% 18.11% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 183 259
Average daily rate £375 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 53
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WordPress
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -6 13 £350 +38.61%
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) HTML
1 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) PHP
3 14 (77.78%) MySQL
3 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (77.78%) XHTML
3 14 (77.78%) jQuery
4 13 (72.22%) LAMP
4 13 (72.22%) Ajax
4 13 (72.22%) Apache
5 12 (66.67%) PHP5
6 11 (61.11%) Nagios
6 11 (61.11%) Android
6 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
6 11 (61.11%) Web Services
6 11 (61.11%) Linux
6 11 (61.11%) OO
6 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
6 11 (61.11%) Android Development
6 11 (61.11%) iOS Development
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Subversion
8 2 (11.11%) Content Management
8 2 (11.11%) Drupal
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) SilverStripe
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Website Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
1 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) XHTML
2 14 (77.78%) jQuery
3 13 (72.22%) LAMP
3 13 (72.22%) Ajax
4 11 (61.11%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
1 11 (61.11%) Android
1 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
1 11 (61.11%) Android Development
1 11 (61.11%) iOS Development
2 2 (11.11%) Content Management
2 2 (11.11%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) PHP
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe