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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 434 468 415
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -53
Contract jobs citing WordPress 189 151 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.17% 1.72% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 120 113
Median daily rate £313 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £239 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.37% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -61.66%
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
8717 8767 8329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.64% 17.51% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5907 5592 5064
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 295 335
Median hourly rate £20.89 £21.00 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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 +45 106 £325 - 37
South East 0 34 £325 +15.55% 19
Yorkshire +12 12 £325 +44.44% 23
South West +4 12 £195 -8.23% 13
North West +1 12 £200 +11.11% 31
West Midlands -48 7 £275 +15.78% 8
East Midlands -7 6 £286 +16.83% 4
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UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 262 (70.43%) PHP
2 248 (66.67%) HTML
3 246 (66.13%) CSS
4 218 (58.60%) JavaScript
5 127 (34.14%) Web Development
6 111 (29.84%) jQuery
7 109 (29.30%) MySQL
8 107 (28.76%) CMS
9 106 (28.49%) HTML5
10 88 (23.66%) CSS3
11 82 (22.04%) Front End Development
12 72 (19.35%) Git (software)
12 72 (19.35%) Drupal
13 55 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (13.71%) Linux
15 50 (13.44%) Marketing
16 46 (12.37%) LAMP
16 46 (12.37%) E-Commerce
16 46 (12.37%) MVC
17 41 (11.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (10.48%) AngularJS
19 38 (10.22%) Sass
19 38 (10.22%) SQL
20 37 (9.95%) OO
20 37 (9.95%) Magento
21 36 (9.68%) User Experience
22 34 (9.14%) Joomla!
23 32 (8.60%) Photoshop
24 31 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
25 29 (7.80%) Java

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 (28.76%) CMS
2 72 (19.35%) Drupal
3 34 (9.14%) Joomla!
4 21 (5.65%) Apache
5 20 (5.38%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.23%) ExpressionEngine
7 9 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.42%) IIS
7 9 (2.42%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.15%) nginx
9 7 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.08%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.08%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.54%) concrete5
12 2 (0.54%) MODX
12 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 32 (8.60%) Photoshop
2 16 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (3.49%) MS Office
4 10 (2.69%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.34%) Fireworks
5 5 (1.34%) InDesign
6 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (9.95%) Magento
2 5 (1.34%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.81%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.81%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.54%) Shopify
4 2 (0.54%) Unica
5 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.23%) GitHub
4 7 (1.88%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (1.61%) MailChimp
6 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.81%) SaaS
7 3 (0.81%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.54%) Boomi
8 2 (0.54%) Force.com
8 2 (0.54%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.54%) Heroku
8 2 (0.54%) Office 365
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.11%) Intranet
2 10 (2.69%) DNS
3 8 (2.15%) HTTP
4 6 (1.61%) Internet
5 5 (1.34%) FTP
5 5 (1.34%) Network Security
5 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.08%) SSH
7 3 (0.81%) Firewall
8 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.54%) SAN
8 2 (0.54%) VLAN
9 1 (0.27%) DHCP
9 1 (0.27%) Extranet
9 1 (0.27%) Skype
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (29.30%) MySQL
2 11 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.81%) Big Data
7 2 (0.54%) GIS
7 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) Redis
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.38%) Subversion
3 19 (5.11%) gulp
4 17 (4.57%) Grunt
5 10 (2.69%) JIRA
6 7 (1.88%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (1.88%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.61%) Selenium
7 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.34%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.34%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.81%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.54%) Bower
10 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.54%) webpack
11 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (13.44%) Marketing
2 15 (4.03%) Finance
2 15 (4.03%) Publishing
3 6 (1.61%) Advertising
4 4 (1.08%) German Language
4 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.54%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (0.54%) Electronics
6 2 (0.54%) Law
6 2 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 299 (80.38%) Developer
2 131 (35.22%) PHP Developer
3 120 (32.26%) WordPress Developer
4 65 (17.47%) Web Developer
5 57 (15.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 33 (8.87%) HTML Developer
7 29 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (6.18%) HTML CSS Developer
8 23 (6.18%) Senior Developer
9 19 (5.11%) PHP Web Developer
10 16 (4.30%) Magento Developer
11 15 (4.03%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.76%) Drupal Developer
12 14 (3.76%) MySQL Developer
12 14 (3.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 12 (3.23%) Designer
13 12 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
14 11 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (2.96%) Junior
14 11 (2.96%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (66.67%) HTML
2 246 (66.13%) CSS
3 111 (29.84%) jQuery
4 106 (28.49%) HTML5
5 88 (23.66%) CSS3
6 46 (12.37%) LAMP
7 41 (11.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 39 (10.48%) AngularJS
9 38 (10.22%) Sass
10 28 (7.53%) Ajax
10 28 (7.53%) Node.js
11 25 (6.72%) Web Services
12 24 (6.45%) .NET
12 24 (6.45%) LESS
13 23 (6.18%) Laravel
13 23 (6.18%) REST
13 23 (6.18%) Symfony
14 22 (5.91%) XML
15 15 (4.03%) CodeIgniter
15 15 (4.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.68%) User Experience
2 16 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.49%) Digital Media
3 13 (3.49%) Social Media
4 11 (2.96%) Blog
5 9 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.08%) Animation
6 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.81%) W3C
8 2 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.54%) Clustering
8 2 (0.54%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.54%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.54%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.54%) Life Science
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
8 2 (0.54%) Social Network
8 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.71%) Linux
2 20 (5.38%) Windows
3 9 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.81%) Android
7 2 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.14%) Web Development
2 82 (22.04%) Front End Development
3 55 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.37%) E-Commerce
4 46 (12.37%) MVC
5 37 (9.95%) OO
6 31 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (7.53%) Content Management
7 28 (7.53%) Open Source
8 22 (5.91%) Web Design
9 21 (5.65%) OOP
9 21 (5.65%) SEO
9 21 (5.65%) TDD
10 20 (5.38%) DevOps
11 18 (4.84%) CRM
12 17 (4.57%) Analytics
12 17 (4.57%) OO PHP
13 16 (4.30%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.03%) Scrum
15 14 (3.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 262 (70.43%) PHP
2 218 (58.60%) JavaScript
3 38 (10.22%) SQL
4 29 (7.80%) Java
5 18 (4.84%) Ruby
6 15 (4.03%) Python
7 13 (3.49%) C#
8 9 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.34%) VB
9 5 (1.34%) VB6
10 3 (0.81%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.81%) PHP 5
10 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.54%) C++
11 2 (0.54%) PHP 4
12 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.27%) C
12 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) WCAG
2 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) Docker
3 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.34%) Ansible
2 5 (1.34%) Puppet
3 3 (0.81%) cPanel
4 2 (0.54%) Graphite
4 2 (0.54%) Packer
4 2 (0.54%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.54%) Terraform
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (7.26%) Adobe
2 20 (5.38%) Zend
3 17 (4.57%) Google
4 16 (4.30%) Oracle
5 15 (4.03%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.23%) VMware
8 10 (2.69%) Twitter
9 8 (2.15%) RedDot
10 7 (1.88%) Facebook
11 5 (1.34%) Sage
11 5 (1.34%) SAP
12 4 (1.08%) Akamai
12 4 (1.08%) Interwoven
13 3 (0.81%) CODA
13 3 (0.81%) Marketo
13 3 (0.81%) Siebel
13 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.54%) Informatica
14 2 (0.54%) NetApp
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