The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
UK / England
Rank 437 410 451
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Contract jobs citing WordPress 128 187 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 2.39% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 134 106
Median daily rate £300 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £294 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7183 7809 8106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.32% 16.79% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 4970 5181
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 219 289
Median hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in England

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in England

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in England

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in England

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
London -23 68 £350 +7.69% 24
East of England +15 16 £225 +38.46% 7
South East +6 11 £250 -14.89% 20
West Midlands -6 11 £318 +15.45% 19
North West +16 7 £270 -10.00% 25
Yorkshire +2 7 £320 +6.66% 14
East Midlands +4 6 £200 +18.51% 8
South West -2 4 £228 -4.21% 10
North East - 1 - -
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 215 (68.47%) HTML
2 207 (65.92%) PHP
3 201 (64.01%) CSS
4 179 (57.01%) JavaScript
5 100 (31.85%) Web Development
6 88 (28.03%) CMS
7 80 (25.48%) HTML5
8 75 (23.89%) jQuery
9 72 (22.93%) MySQL
10 62 (19.75%) CSS3
10 62 (19.75%) Git (software)
11 58 (18.47%) Front End Development
12 46 (14.65%) Drupal
12 46 (14.65%) Content Management
13 43 (13.69%) Degree
14 42 (13.38%) Marketing
15 37 (11.78%) Sass
16 36 (11.46%) E-Commerce
16 36 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (10.83%) LAMP
17 34 (10.83%) AngularJS
18 33 (10.51%) MVC
19 32 (10.19%) .NET
20 31 (9.87%) User Experience
21 30 (9.55%) OO
21 30 (9.55%) Adobe
22 29 (9.24%) TDD
23 28 (8.92%) Laravel
24 25 (7.96%) Linux
24 25 (7.96%) OOP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in 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 88 (28.03%) CMS
2 46 (14.65%) Drupal
3 21 (6.69%) Joomla!
4 14 (4.46%) Umbraco
5 10 (3.18%) Apache
6 8 (2.55%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.23%) Confluence
8 6 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.59%) Magnolia
9 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.27%) IIS
11 2 (0.64%) concrete5
11 2 (0.64%) DNN
11 2 (0.64%) eZ Publish
12 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.32%) Moodle
12 1 (0.32%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.59%) MS Office
5 4 (1.27%) InDesign
6 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.32%) GIMP
7 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (7.96%) Magento
2 4 (1.27%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.27%) SAP hybris
3 3 (0.96%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.64%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.64%) Shopify
5 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.55%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.23%) GitHub
4 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.64%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.64%) Trello
7 1 (0.32%) AdWords
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.10%) Intranet
2 3 (0.96%) Internet
2 3 (0.96%) Network Security
2 3 (0.96%) Skype
3 2 (0.64%) FTP
4 1 (0.32%) DHCP
4 1 (0.32%) DNS
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) LDAP
4 1 (0.32%) SSH
4 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.93%) MySQL
2 14 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.59%) phpMyAdmin
5 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.96%) MS Access
6 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.32%) GIS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.78%) Grunt
3 14 (4.46%) Bitbucket
3 14 (4.46%) gulp
4 10 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.87%) JIRA
5 9 (2.87%) Subversion
6 5 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.27%) Bower
7 4 (1.27%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.96%) GitLab
8 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.96%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.64%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.64%) webpack
10 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.32%) JMeter
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (13.38%) Marketing
2 13 (4.14%) Legal
3 11 (3.50%) Publishing
4 10 (3.18%) Finance
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Electronics
6 2 (0.64%) Local Government
6 2 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 242 (77.07%) Developer
2 100 (31.85%) PHP Developer
3 72 (22.93%) WordPress Developer
4 50 (15.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 40 (12.74%) Web Developer
6 27 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (7.64%) Analyst
7 24 (7.64%) HTML Developer
8 21 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (6.37%) HTML CSS Developer
10 17 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (5.10%) Designer
11 16 (5.10%) PHP Web Developer
12 15 (4.78%) Support Analyst
13 14 (4.46%) Technical Support
14 11 (3.50%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.50%) Technical Support Analyst
14 11 (3.50%) Web Designer
15 10 (3.18%) UI Developer
15 10 (3.18%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (68.47%) HTML
2 201 (64.01%) CSS
3 80 (25.48%) HTML5
4 75 (23.89%) jQuery
5 62 (19.75%) CSS3
6 37 (11.78%) Sass
7 34 (10.83%) AngularJS
7 34 (10.83%) LAMP
8 32 (10.19%) .NET
9 28 (8.92%) Laravel
10 21 (6.69%) REST
11 19 (6.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (5.10%) XML
13 15 (4.78%) Node.js
14 14 (4.46%) React
15 13 (4.14%) Ajax
15 13 (4.14%) Symfony
16 11 (3.50%) CakePHP
17 10 (3.18%) CodeIgniter
18 9 (2.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.87%) User Experience
2 11 (3.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.50%) Statistics
3 9 (2.87%) Driving Licence
3 9 (2.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.87%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.55%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.55%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.23%) Podcast
5 7 (2.23%) Social Media
6 4 (1.27%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.27%) W3C
7 3 (0.96%) Blog
7 3 (0.96%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.64%) Animation
8 2 (0.64%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.96%) Linux
2 9 (2.87%) Windows
3 2 (0.64%) Android
3 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.64%) Unix
4 1 (0.32%) CentOS
4 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (31.85%) Web Development
2 58 (18.47%) Front End Development
3 46 (14.65%) Content Management
4 36 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.46%) E-Commerce
5 33 (10.51%) MVC
6 30 (9.55%) OO
7 29 (9.24%) TDD
8 25 (7.96%) OOP
9 22 (7.01%) SEO
10 21 (6.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (5.73%) Web Design
12 15 (4.78%) Open Source
13 13 (4.14%) DevOps
14 11 (3.50%) Analytics
14 11 (3.50%) Scrum
14 11 (3.50%) SDLC
14 11 (3.50%) Unit Testing
15 10 (3.18%) Data Protection
15 10 (3.18%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (65.92%) PHP
2 179 (57.01%) JavaScript
3 17 (5.41%) SQL
4 16 (5.10%) Python
5 13 (4.14%) Java
6 12 (3.82%) PHP 5
7 5 (1.59%) C#
7 5 (1.59%) Ruby
7 5 (1.59%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.27%) Perl
8 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.64%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.64%) VB
10 2 (0.64%) VB6
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (13.69%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.69%) QA
2 9 (2.87%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Ansible
2 2 (0.64%) Plesk
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (9.55%) Adobe
2 23 (7.32%) Zend
3 13 (4.14%) Rackspace
4 11 (3.50%) Google
5 7 (2.23%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.59%) Sage
7 4 (1.27%) hybris
7 4 (1.27%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.27%) SAP
8 3 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (0.96%) HEAT Software
8 3 (0.96%) Twitter
9 2 (0.64%) Ektron
9 2 (0.64%) Facebook
9 2 (0.64%) Kaspersky
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle
9 2 (0.64%) Pardot
9 2 (0.64%) VMware
10 1 (0.32%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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