The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress 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 WordPress over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 395 395 421
Rank change year-on-year
0 +26
Contract jobs citing WordPress 204 193 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 2.08% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 102 89
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £448 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £20.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.72% -30.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -17.14%
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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
10234 9271 8355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.26% 18.42% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 5600 4968
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
London +43 111 £325 -7.14% 43
South East -28 28 £300 +26.31% 30
East of England -5 15 £325 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire -25 11 £263 +31.25% 12
North West -33 10 £250 -23.07% 22
West Midlands -1 8 £238 -48.64% 15
South West -4 8 £238 - 7
East Midlands -10 5 £230 -27.84% 14
North East -28 1 £320 +82.85% 4
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UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 246 (74.32%) HTML
2 235 (71.00%) PHP
3 223 (67.37%) CSS
4 194 (58.61%) JavaScript
5 119 (35.95%) jQuery
6 115 (34.74%) HTML5
7 114 (34.44%) MySQL
8 97 (29.31%) CSS3
9 93 (28.10%) CMS
10 62 (18.73%) Git (software)
11 55 (16.62%) LAMP
12 51 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (14.80%) Linux
14 47 (14.20%) Photoshop
14 47 (14.20%) OO
14 47 (14.20%) Drupal
15 46 (13.90%) Content Management
16 45 (13.60%) Magento
17 40 (12.08%) Google
17 40 (12.08%) Marketing
18 38 (11.48%) MVC
19 35 (10.57%) E-Commerce
19 35 (10.57%) Web Development
20 34 (10.27%) User Experience
21 29 (8.76%) Social Media
21 29 (8.76%) .NET
22 28 (8.46%) Joomla!
22 28 (8.46%) Ajax
23 25 (7.55%) SQL
23 25 (7.55%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 93 (28.10%) CMS
2 47 (14.20%) Drupal
3 28 (8.46%) Joomla!
4 25 (7.55%) Apache
5 21 (6.34%) Node.js
6 15 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (3.63%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.21%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.21%) DNN
12 2 (0.60%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.60%) IIS
12 2 (0.60%) nginx
12 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.60%) Moodle
13 1 (0.30%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 47 (14.20%) Photoshop
2 23 (6.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.42%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.21%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.21%) MS Office
6 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) InDesign
7 1 (0.30%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (13.60%) Magento
2 3 (0.91%) Shopify
2 3 (0.91%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.91%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.30%) Agresso
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.21%) SaaS
3 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.91%) GitHub
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.60%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.30%) Yammer
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.30%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.14%) Internet
2 13 (3.93%) Intranet
3 10 (3.02%) HTTP
4 6 (1.81%) SSH
5 5 (1.51%) SMS
6 4 (1.21%) Firewall
6 4 (1.21%) DNS
7 3 (0.91%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.91%) Wireless
8 2 (0.60%) WEP
8 2 (0.60%) DHCP
8 2 (0.60%) FTP
8 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (34.44%) MySQL
2 20 (6.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.21%) MarkLogic
4 4 (1.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.91%) MS Access
5 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.60%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.95%) Subversion
3 13 (3.93%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.72%) Grunt
5 6 (1.81%) JIRA
6 5 (1.51%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.21%) FogBugz
7 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.21%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.21%) gulp
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.60%) Redmine
9 2 (0.60%) Selenium
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.60%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 40 (12.08%) Marketing
2 18 (5.44%) Publishing
3 14 (4.23%) Advertising
4 10 (3.02%) Retail
5 4 (1.21%) Finance
5 4 (1.21%) Legal
6 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.91%) Games
6 3 (0.91%) Local Government
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 262 (79.15%) Developer
2 82 (24.77%) PHP Developer
3 63 (19.03%) WordPress Developer
4 58 (17.52%) Web Developer
5 52 (15.71%) Front-End Developer
6 21 (6.34%) Magento Developer
7 18 (5.44%) Designer
8 14 (4.23%) Web Designer
9 11 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (3.32%) Junior
9 11 (3.32%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (2.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (2.42%) Junior Developer
12 7 (2.11%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.11%) Administrator
12 7 (2.11%) Junior Web Developer
12 7 (2.11%) Content Editor
12 7 (2.11%) Drupal Developer
12 7 (2.11%) AWS Developer
13 6 (1.81%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (74.32%) HTML
2 223 (67.37%) CSS
3 119 (35.95%) jQuery
4 115 (34.74%) HTML5
5 97 (29.31%) CSS3
6 55 (16.62%) LAMP
7 29 (8.76%) .NET
8 28 (8.46%) Ajax
9 25 (7.55%) Sass
10 21 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (5.44%) AngularJS
12 16 (4.83%) LESS
12 16 (4.83%) Symfony
13 15 (4.53%) ASP.NET
14 14 (4.23%) Laravel
15 12 (3.63%) Flash
16 11 (3.32%) JSON
17 10 (3.02%) Web Services
18 9 (2.72%) XHTML
18 9 (2.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.27%) User Experience
2 29 (8.76%) Social Media
3 11 (3.32%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.81%) W3C
5 6 (1.81%) Blog
6 5 (1.51%) Copywriting
6 5 (1.51%) Wiki
6 5 (1.51%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.51%) Animation
7 4 (1.21%) New Media
8 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.91%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.60%) Statistics
9 2 (0.60%) Photography
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.30%) BBC
10 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.80%) Linux
2 18 (5.44%) Windows
3 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.81%) CentOS
5 5 (1.51%) UNIX
6 4 (1.21%) SUSE
7 3 (0.91%) Android
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.20%) OO
3 46 (13.90%) Content Management
4 38 (11.48%) MVC
5 35 (10.57%) E-Commerce
5 35 (10.57%) Web Development
6 24 (7.25%) Web Design
6 24 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (6.65%) OO PHP
8 17 (5.14%) Analytics
8 17 (5.14%) Scrum
9 13 (3.93%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (3.32%) Open Source
10 11 (3.32%) SEO
10 11 (3.32%) BDD
11 10 (3.02%) Workflow
11 10 (3.02%) Migration
11 10 (3.02%) CRM
12 9 (2.72%) TDD
12 9 (2.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 235 (71.00%) PHP
2 194 (58.61%) JavaScript
3 25 (7.55%) SQL
4 16 (4.83%) C#
5 14 (4.23%) Java
6 9 (2.72%) PHP5
7 5 (1.51%) Python
7 5 (1.51%) Ruby
7 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.21%) Perl
8 4 (1.21%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.91%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.60%) C
10 2 (0.60%) VBScript
10 2 (0.60%) VB
10 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (3.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.51%) Degree
2 5 (1.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.81%) SLA
2 4 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.23%) Puppet
2 7 (2.11%) Plesk
3 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (1.21%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.60%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.60%) Graphite
5 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 40 (12.08%) Google
2 19 (5.74%) Adobe
3 17 (5.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.14%) Twitter
4 16 (4.83%) Facebook
5 14 (4.23%) Sitecore
6 12 (3.63%) Zend
7 10 (3.02%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.11%) VMware
9 5 (1.51%) Oracle
10 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.21%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.91%) Dell KACE
11 3 (0.91%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (0.91%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.91%) Altiris
11 3 (0.91%) Siebel
11 3 (0.91%) Cisco
11 3 (0.91%) HP
11 3 (0.91%) Dell
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