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 2 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 128 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 14 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.73% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.18% 3.75% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -17.14%
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
641 613 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.53% 19.48% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 384 167
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £222 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 39
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Essex 0 5 £350 +64.70% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £350 -12.50% 4
Hertfordshire -6 2 £150 -42.30% 2
Norfolk +12 1 £260 -
Suffolk +6 1 - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CMS
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) Web Development
6 6 (30.00%) Content Management
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (20.00%) CSS3
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Drupal
8 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) MySQL
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) XHTML
9 3 (15.00%) XSLT
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) OOD
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Magento
9 3 (15.00%) Symfony
10 2 (10.00%) Moodle

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Drupal
4 2 (10.00%) Moodle
5 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 6 (30.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Content Editor
3 2 (10.00%) Web Editor
3 2 (10.00%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Creative Web Designer
4 1 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Symfony
6 3 (15.00%) XSLT
6 3 (15.00%) XHTML
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.00%) Photography
1 1 (5.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Web Development
2 6 (30.00%) Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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