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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 442 449 407
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -42
Contract jobs citing WordPress 190 168 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.09% 1.85% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 129 102
Median daily rate £300 £261 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £384 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £238 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.38% +62.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £36.50 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £36.50 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% -20.00%
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
9106 9095 8516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.26% 17.63% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6087 5841 5097
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 282 367
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +7 92 £323 -0.76% 44
South East +23 32 £300 - 18
Yorkshire +14 19 £325 +53.84% 16
North West +13 17 £206 +6.45% 31
South West -4 12 £225 +5.88% 8
West Midlands -37 12 £275 +22.22% 12
East Midlands 0 5 £288 +22.99% 13
East of England +7 1 £145 -55.38% 11
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WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 273 (71.47%) PHP
2 255 (66.75%) HTML
3 247 (64.66%) CSS
4 224 (58.64%) JavaScript
5 121 (31.68%) Web Development
6 113 (29.58%) HTML5
7 111 (29.06%) jQuery
8 110 (28.80%) MySQL
9 101 (26.44%) CMS
10 90 (23.56%) Front End Development
11 83 (21.73%) CSS3
12 70 (18.32%) Git (software)
13 62 (16.23%) Drupal
14 59 (15.45%) Linux
15 56 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (14.40%) Marketing
17 49 (12.83%) LAMP
18 42 (10.99%) AngularJS
19 41 (10.73%) MVC
20 38 (9.95%) E-Commerce
20 38 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 38 (9.95%) User Experience
21 36 (9.42%) Sass
21 36 (9.42%) SQL
22 35 (9.16%) OO
23 34 (8.90%) Photoshop
24 33 (8.64%) Open Source
24 33 (8.64%) Magento
25 30 (7.85%) Joomla!
26 29 (7.59%) Adobe

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
1 101 (26.44%) CMS
2 62 (16.23%) Drupal
3 30 (7.85%) Joomla!
4 23 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.97%) Apache
6 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.62%) IIS
6 10 (2.62%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.57%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.31%) nginx
9 4 (1.05%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.05%) Moodle
10 3 (0.79%) Magnolia
10 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.52%) MODX
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (8.90%) Photoshop
2 20 (5.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.88%) MS Office
4 10 (2.62%) MS Excel
5 7 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.83%) InDesign
6 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.79%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.79%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (8.64%) Magento
2 3 (0.79%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.79%) OpenCart
2 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Unica
4 1 (0.26%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.14%) GitHub
4 6 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.05%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.79%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.52%) Boomi
8 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.52%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.52%) Force.com
8 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.52%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.52%) Office 365
8 2 (0.52%) SaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.40%) Intranet
2 11 (2.88%) DNS
3 7 (1.83%) HTTP
3 7 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.57%) Internet
5 5 (1.31%) Network Security
6 4 (1.05%) SSH
7 3 (0.79%) Firewall
7 3 (0.79%) Skype
8 2 (0.52%) FTP
8 2 (0.52%) SAN
8 2 (0.52%) VLAN
8 2 (0.52%) Wireless
9 1 (0.26%) DHCP
9 1 (0.26%) Extranet
9 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.26%) LAN
9 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (28.80%) MySQL
2 16 (4.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.79%) Big Data
7 2 (0.52%) GIS
7 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Redis
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.71%) gulp
2 18 (4.71%) Subversion
3 17 (4.45%) Grunt
4 10 (2.62%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.36%) JIRA
6 7 (1.83%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.31%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.05%) Bower
9 4 (1.05%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.05%) Selenium
10 3 (0.79%) webpack
11 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (14.40%) Marketing
2 13 (3.40%) Finance
3 8 (2.09%) Publishing
4 7 (1.83%) Advertising
5 6 (1.57%) Electronics
6 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.31%) Retail
7 4 (1.05%) German Language
7 4 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.52%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 309 (80.89%) Developer
2 129 (33.77%) PHP Developer
3 128 (33.51%) WordPress Developer
4 65 (17.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 57 (14.92%) Web Developer
6 34 (8.90%) HTML Developer
7 33 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (6.28%) HTML CSS Developer
9 21 (5.50%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.93%) Magento Developer
12 14 (3.66%) Designer
12 14 (3.66%) MySQL Developer
12 14 (3.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 14 (3.66%) PHP Web Developer
13 13 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (3.14%) Drupal Developer
15 10 (2.62%) CMS Developer
15 10 (2.62%) Junior Developer
15 10 (2.62%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (66.75%) HTML
2 247 (64.66%) CSS
3 113 (29.58%) HTML5
4 111 (29.06%) jQuery
5 83 (21.73%) CSS3
6 49 (12.83%) LAMP
7 42 (10.99%) AngularJS
8 38 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (9.42%) Sass
10 26 (6.81%) .NET
11 25 (6.54%) LESS
11 25 (6.54%) Node.js
11 25 (6.54%) XML
12 24 (6.28%) Web Services
13 22 (5.76%) Ajax
14 20 (5.24%) Laravel
14 20 (5.24%) Symfony
15 18 (4.71%) REST
16 17 (4.45%) JSON
17 15 (3.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.95%) User Experience
2 15 (3.93%) Blog
2 15 (3.93%) Digital Media
3 13 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.40%) Social Media
4 11 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.57%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.57%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.05%) Animation
6 4 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.52%) Clustering
8 2 (0.52%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.52%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.52%) Life Science
8 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 2 (0.52%) SCORM
8 2 (0.52%) Social Network
8 2 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.45%) Linux
2 23 (6.02%) Windows
3 9 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.05%) Android
6 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (31.68%) Web Development
2 90 (23.56%) Front End Development
3 56 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (10.73%) MVC
5 38 (9.95%) E-Commerce
6 35 (9.16%) OO
7 33 (8.64%) Open Source
8 28 (7.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (6.28%) OOP
10 23 (6.02%) Content Management
10 23 (6.02%) Web Design
11 22 (5.76%) DevOps
12 18 (4.71%) CRM
13 17 (4.45%) SEO
13 17 (4.45%) TDD
14 16 (4.19%) Wireframes
15 15 (3.93%) OO PHP
15 15 (3.93%) Scrum
16 14 (3.66%) Unit Testing
17 13 (3.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 273 (71.47%) PHP
2 224 (58.64%) JavaScript
3 36 (9.42%) SQL
4 28 (7.33%) Java
5 16 (4.19%) C#
6 15 (3.93%) Python
6 15 (3.93%) Ruby
7 9 (2.36%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.31%) VB
8 5 (1.31%) VB6
9 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.79%) PHP 5
9 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.52%) C++
10 2 (0.52%) PHP 4
11 1 (0.26%) C
11 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.97%) Degree
2 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
2 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.26%) PMP
3 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) Docker
4 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (1.83%) Ansible
1 7 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.57%) Puppet
3 3 (0.79%) cPanel
4 2 (0.52%) Graphite
4 2 (0.52%) Packer
4 2 (0.52%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.52%) Terraform
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.26%) Plesk
Vendors
1 29 (7.59%) Adobe
2 18 (4.71%) Google
3 16 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.19%) Zend
4 14 (3.66%) VMware
5 13 (3.40%) Oracle
6 11 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.09%) RedDot
7 8 (2.09%) Sage
8 7 (1.83%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.57%) SAP
10 4 (1.05%) Twitter
11 3 (0.79%) Akamai
11 3 (0.79%) Facebook
11 3 (0.79%) Interwoven
11 3 (0.79%) Marketo
12 2 (0.52%) FrontRange
12 2 (0.52%) hybris
12 2 (0.52%) Informatica
12 2 (0.52%) NetApp
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