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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 460 455 468
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing WordPress 146 177 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 2.10% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 135 113
Median daily rate £340 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £265 £251
% change year-on-year
- +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.50 £94.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -
WordPress
UK

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
8146 8420 8984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.77% 16.74% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5237 5363 5807
Median daily rate £425 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 235 326
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.18 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 11 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

WordPress Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 December 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
London -2 87 £355 +5.97% 36
South East +11 20 £250 -14.89% 23
East of England +12 12 £250 +11.11% 9
West Midlands -11 9 £288 +4.54% 20
Yorkshire +20 6 £255 -9.73% 12
East Midlands +3 6 £225 +33.33% 10
North West -4 6 £283 +13.00% 18
South West +3 2 - - 8
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 247 (69.19%) HTML
2 240 (67.23%) PHP
3 230 (64.43%) CSS
4 197 (55.18%) JavaScript
5 116 (32.49%) Web Development
6 107 (29.97%) CMS
7 96 (26.89%) HTML5
8 83 (23.25%) jQuery
9 80 (22.41%) MySQL
10 70 (19.61%) Front End Development
11 63 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 60 (16.81%) CSS3
13 53 (14.85%) Drupal
13 53 (14.85%) Marketing
14 48 (13.45%) Content Management
15 46 (12.89%) Sass
16 44 (12.32%) Degree
17 43 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (10.92%) AngularJS
19 38 (10.64%) LAMP
20 33 (9.24%) User Experience
21 32 (8.96%) MVC
21 32 (8.96%) Linux
22 31 (8.68%) E-Commerce
23 29 (8.12%) .NET
23 29 (8.12%) Laravel
23 29 (8.12%) Magento
24 28 (7.84%) XML
24 28 (7.84%) Adobe
25 27 (7.56%) 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
1 107 (29.97%) CMS
2 53 (14.85%) Drupal
3 22 (6.16%) Joomla!
4 13 (3.64%) Umbraco
5 11 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.52%) Apache
6 9 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.96%) Confluence
8 5 (1.40%) IIS
8 5 (1.40%) Magnolia
8 5 (1.40%) Moodle
9 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.56%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.56%) concrete5
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.56%) eZ Publish
10 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.56%) nginx
10 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.68%) InDesign
3 6 (1.68%) MS Office
4 4 (1.12%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.84%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.56%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (8.12%) Magento
2 4 (1.12%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Shopify
4 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.08%) GitHub
2 6 (1.68%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Boomi
6 2 (0.56%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.56%) Force.com
6 2 (0.56%) G Suite
6 2 (0.56%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.56%) Trello
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.76%) Intranet
2 4 (1.12%) Skype
3 3 (0.84%) Internet
3 3 (0.84%) Network Security
3 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) FTP
4 2 (0.56%) LAN
4 2 (0.56%) WAN
4 2 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (22.41%) MySQL
2 19 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.12%) phpMyAdmin
6 3 (0.84%) GIS
6 3 (0.84%) MS Access
6 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) Big Data
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.04%) Grunt
3 17 (4.76%) gulp
4 13 (3.64%) Bitbucket
5 11 (3.08%) Subversion
6 9 (2.52%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.24%) JIRA
8 7 (1.96%) Bower
8 7 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.68%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.40%) webpack
11 3 (0.84%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.56%) GitLab
12 2 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.56%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.28%) git-flow
13 1 (0.28%) Mocha
13 1 (0.28%) PhpStorm
General
1 53 (14.85%) Marketing
2 14 (3.92%) Legal
3 10 (2.80%) Finance
4 6 (1.68%) Publishing
5 5 (1.40%) Electronics
5 5 (1.40%) Retail
6 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.56%) Advertising
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.56%) Local Government
7 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 279 (78.15%) Developer
2 112 (31.37%) PHP Developer
3 95 (26.61%) WordPress Developer
4 59 (16.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 46 (12.89%) Web Developer
6 28 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (7.00%) HTML Developer
8 24 (6.72%) Analyst
9 22 (6.16%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (5.60%) HTML CSS Developer
11 18 (5.04%) Designer
12 17 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
14 15 (4.20%) Support Analyst
15 14 (3.92%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.92%) Technical Support
16 12 (3.36%) Web Designer
17 11 (3.08%) Magento Developer
17 11 (3.08%) Technical Support Analyst
18 10 (2.80%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (69.19%) HTML
2 230 (64.43%) CSS
3 96 (26.89%) HTML5
4 83 (23.25%) jQuery
5 60 (16.81%) CSS3
6 46 (12.89%) Sass
7 39 (10.92%) AngularJS
8 38 (10.64%) LAMP
9 29 (8.12%) .NET
9 29 (8.12%) Laravel
10 28 (7.84%) XML
11 23 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (6.16%) REST
13 19 (5.32%) Ajax
14 15 (4.20%) JSON
15 14 (3.92%) Node.js
15 14 (3.92%) React
16 12 (3.36%) CakePHP
16 12 (3.36%) LESS
17 11 (3.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.24%) User Experience
2 11 (3.08%) Digital Media
2 11 (3.08%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.08%) Social Media
3 10 (2.80%) Blog
3 10 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.52%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.24%) Statistics
6 7 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.96%) Podcast
7 6 (1.68%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.40%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.84%) NHS
9 3 (0.84%) SCORM
10 2 (0.56%) Animation
10 2 (0.56%) Social Network
10 2 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.96%) Linux
2 9 (2.52%) Windows
3 5 (1.40%) Android
4 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.56%) Unix
5 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (32.49%) Web Development
2 70 (19.61%) Front End Development
3 48 (13.45%) Content Management
4 43 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (8.96%) MVC
6 31 (8.68%) E-Commerce
7 27 (7.56%) OOP
7 27 (7.56%) Open Source
8 26 (7.28%) TDD
9 24 (6.72%) OO
10 22 (6.16%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (5.88%) SEO
12 19 (5.32%) Web Design
13 13 (3.64%) Data Protection
13 13 (3.64%) DevOps
13 13 (3.64%) Scrum
14 12 (3.36%) Wireframes
15 11 (3.08%) CRM
15 11 (3.08%) ERP
15 11 (3.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 240 (67.23%) PHP
2 197 (55.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (5.32%) SQL
4 17 (4.76%) Python
5 14 (3.92%) Java
6 11 (3.08%) PHP 5
7 9 (2.52%) C#
8 7 (1.96%) Ruby
9 5 (1.40%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.56%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (12.32%) Degree
2 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.04%) QA
2 9 (2.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.24%) Ansible
2 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.56%) Plesk
3 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.56%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.28%) Packer
4 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (7.84%) Adobe
2 23 (6.44%) Zend
3 20 (5.60%) Google
4 11 (3.08%) Rackspace
4 11 (3.08%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.52%) Sage
6 6 (1.68%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (1.12%) HEAT Software
7 4 (1.12%) SAP
8 3 (0.84%) Facebook
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle
8 3 (0.84%) Twitter
9 2 (0.56%) Apple
9 2 (0.56%) arcserve
9 2 (0.56%) Informatica
9 2 (0.56%) Kaspersky
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.56%) Talend
9 2 (0.56%) VMware
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