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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 453 410 392
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -18
Contract jobs citing WordPress 130 158 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% 1.84% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 109 80
Average daily rate
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£260 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £427 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 £76.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -60.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -77.83%
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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
9153 8577 7613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.39% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5788 5346 4367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 307 424
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.78 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 May 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
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 May 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 -47 45 £300 -4.00% 50
West Midlands +13 26 £225 -18.18% 9
South East -4 23 £240 -7.69% 28
South West +15 10 £213 -1.16% 15
North West -7 8 £225 -21.73% 24
East of England +14 7 £325 - 12
East Midlands -6 6 £300 +14.28% 7
Yorkshire -24 6 £250 -9.09% 13
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WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 179 (69.38%) HTML
2 172 (66.67%) PHP
3 170 (65.89%) CSS
4 154 (59.69%) JavaScript
5 109 (42.25%) HTML5
6 106 (41.09%) jQuery
7 100 (38.76%) MySQL
8 94 (36.43%) CSS3
9 72 (27.91%) CMS
10 46 (17.83%) Drupal
11 44 (17.05%) Git (software)
12 42 (16.28%) Photoshop
13 41 (15.89%) Marketing
14 38 (14.73%) LAMP
15 34 (13.18%) Web Development
15 34 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (12.02%) Content Management
17 30 (11.63%) Sass
18 27 (10.47%) Linux
18 27 (10.47%) OO
19 26 (10.08%) Responsive Web Design
20 25 (9.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 25 (9.69%) Magento
21 23 (8.91%) E-Commerce
22 22 (8.53%) Adobe
22 22 (8.53%) Joomla!
22 22 (8.53%) AngularJS
23 21 (8.14%) User Experience
23 21 (8.14%) Ajax
24 20 (7.75%) MVC

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 72 (27.91%) CMS
2 46 (17.83%) Drupal
3 22 (8.53%) Joomla!
4 11 (4.26%) Apache
5 9 (3.49%) Node.js
6 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.55%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.55%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.78%) IIS
8 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.78%) nginx
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) Kentico
9 1 (0.39%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.39%) MODX
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.39%) DNN
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (16.28%) Photoshop
2 16 (6.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.94%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.94%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.16%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (9.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.71%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Yammer
3 2 (0.78%) GitHub
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) Heroku
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.94%) DNS
2 4 (1.55%) Wireless
2 4 (1.55%) Intranet
2 4 (1.55%) Internet
3 3 (1.16%) Firewall
4 2 (0.78%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) SMS
4 2 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.39%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.39%) SSH
5 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (38.76%) MySQL
2 7 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.78%) Redis
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.10%) Subversion
3 7 (2.71%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.33%) Grunt
5 4 (1.55%) JIRA
6 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.78%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Redmine
8 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.39%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.39%) Xcode
General
1 41 (15.89%) Marketing
2 19 (7.36%) Publishing
3 14 (5.43%) Advertising
4 5 (1.94%) Finance
4 5 (1.94%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.78%) Interactive Media
5 2 (0.78%) Czech Language
5 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.39%) German Language
6 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 213 (82.56%) Developer
2 74 (28.68%) PHP Developer
3 58 (22.48%) WordPress Developer
4 52 (20.16%) Web Developer
5 46 (17.83%) Front-End Developer
6 21 (8.14%) Designer
7 11 (4.26%) Magento Developer
8 10 (3.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (3.49%) Web Designer
10 8 (3.10%) PHP Web Developer
11 7 (2.71%) AWS Developer
11 7 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Drupal Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Content Editor
13 5 (1.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (1.94%) Front-End Web Developer
14 4 (1.55%) MySQL Developer
14 4 (1.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 3 (1.16%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (69.38%) HTML
2 170 (65.89%) CSS
3 109 (42.25%) HTML5
4 106 (41.09%) jQuery
5 94 (36.43%) CSS3
6 38 (14.73%) LAMP
7 30 (11.63%) Sass
8 25 (9.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (8.53%) AngularJS
10 21 (8.14%) Ajax
11 20 (7.75%) LESS
12 14 (5.43%) Symfony
13 12 (4.65%) .NET
14 11 (4.26%) JSON
15 9 (3.49%) Laravel
15 9 (3.49%) Web Services
16 8 (3.10%) Flash
16 8 (3.10%) REST
17 6 (2.33%) XML
18 5 (1.94%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.14%) User Experience
2 15 (5.81%) Social Media
3 9 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.10%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.71%) Blog
6 5 (1.94%) W3C
7 4 (1.55%) New Media
8 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.16%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.78%) Animation
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.39%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.39%) Social Network
10 1 (0.39%) Photography
10 1 (0.39%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.47%) Linux
2 9 (3.49%) Windows
3 6 (2.33%) CentOS
4 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.78%) UNIX
7 2 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.18%) Web Development
1 34 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.02%) Content Management
3 27 (10.47%) OO
4 26 (10.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (8.91%) E-Commerce
6 20 (7.75%) MVC
7 18 (6.98%) OO PHP
8 17 (6.59%) Web Design
9 12 (4.65%) SEO
9 12 (4.65%) OOP
10 10 (3.88%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (3.88%) Open Source
11 8 (3.10%) Analytics
12 7 (2.71%) Migration
13 6 (2.33%) Scrum
13 6 (2.33%) DevOps
13 6 (2.33%) BDD
14 5 (1.94%) Mentoring
14 5 (1.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (66.67%) PHP
2 154 (59.69%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.20%) PHP5
4 9 (3.49%) SQL
5 8 (3.10%) Python
6 6 (2.33%) Java
7 4 (1.55%) C#
8 3 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.10%) Degree
2 5 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.16%) vSphere
3 2 (0.78%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) Puppet
1 7 (2.71%) Plesk
2 1 (0.39%) Nagios
2 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (8.53%) Adobe
2 19 (7.36%) Google
3 14 (5.43%) Zend
4 8 (3.10%) Twitter
5 7 (2.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.33%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.94%) Facebook
7 5 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.16%) Dell KACE
8 3 (1.16%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (1.16%) Altiris
8 3 (1.16%) Cisco
8 3 (1.16%) HP
8 3 (1.16%) Dell
8 3 (1.16%) VMware
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle
9 2 (0.78%) F5
10 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.39%) New Relic
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