The first table below looks at the demand for ExpressionEngine skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ExpressionEngine over the 3 months to 31 July 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EllisLab ExpressionEngine
Rank 550 529 552
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £213 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £338 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £175 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8861 7976 9158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.12% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5341 4654 5341
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 395 422
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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ExpressionEngine
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ExpressionEngine across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

ExpressionEngine Jobs Demand Trend in England

ExpressionEngine
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine across the England region.

ExpressionEngine Daily Rate Trend in England

ExpressionEngine
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ExpressionEngine across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

ExpressionEngine Daily Rate Histogram in England

ExpressionEngine
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ExpressionEngine across the England region.

ExpressionEngine Hourly Rate Trend in England

ExpressionEngine
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ExpressionEngine within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
London +25 9 £325 +18.18% 3
South East -9 2 £225 - 2
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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ExpressionEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ExpressionEngine 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 ExpressionEngine.

1 22 (91.67%) PHP
2 16 (66.67%) CMS
3 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) WordPress
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) Drupal
6 9 (37.50%) MySQL
7 7 (29.17%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (29.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (29.17%) Sitecore
8 6 (25.00%) jQuery
8 6 (25.00%) OOP
8 6 (25.00%) OO
9 5 (20.83%) Zend
10 4 (16.67%) Joomla!
10 4 (16.67%) LAMP
10 4 (16.67%) Web Design
10 4 (16.67%) MVC
10 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
11 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.50%) TDD
11 3 (12.50%) Symfony
12 2 (8.33%) Publishing
12 2 (8.33%) Zend Framework
12 2 (8.33%) PHP5
12 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
12 2 (8.33%) Git (software)

ExpressionEngine
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ExpressionEngine 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 ExpressionEngine. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (66.67%) CMS
2 14 (58.33%) WordPress
3 10 (41.67%) Drupal
4 7 (29.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (16.67%) Joomla!
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Flash Builder
General
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) PHP Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) CodeIgniter
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) LAMP
6 3 (12.50%) Symfony
6 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.33%) Zend Framework
7 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) REST
8 1 (4.17%) Laravel
8 1 (4.17%) Sass
8 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
8 1 (4.17%) CakePHP
8 1 (4.17%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) OOP
1 6 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (16.67%) Web Design
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) SEO
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) PHP
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Sitecore
2 5 (20.83%) Zend
3 2 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Akamai
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter