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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 437 422 428
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 120 117 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 1.50% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 56
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £24.15 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -31.00%
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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
8328 7792 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.72% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 4720 4275
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 301 398
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -23 62 £300 - 43
South East +8 21 £275 -4.34% 27
South West -9 14 £190 -15.55% 19
North West -7 8 £275 +22.22% 24
East Midlands +16 7 £200 -38.46% 4
West Midlands +3 2 £275 +10.00% 4
North East -11 2 £200 -27.27% 3
East of England -3 1 £125 -34.21% 8
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 6
Midlands - 1 - -
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 203 (69.52%) HTML
2 195 (66.78%) CSS
3 180 (61.64%) PHP
4 168 (57.53%) JavaScript
5 127 (43.49%) jQuery
6 108 (36.99%) HTML5
7 105 (35.96%) MySQL
8 98 (33.56%) CMS
9 81 (27.74%) Drupal
10 76 (26.03%) CSS3
11 48 (16.44%) Marketing
12 41 (14.04%) Photoshop
13 40 (13.70%) E-Commerce
14 38 (13.01%) Content Management
14 38 (13.01%) Responsive Web Design
15 37 (12.67%) Web Development
16 34 (11.64%) Adobe
17 33 (11.30%) Ajax
17 33 (11.30%) Git (software)
18 32 (10.96%) Linux
18 32 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (10.62%) LAMP
20 30 (10.27%) MVC
21 27 (9.25%) Zend
22 26 (8.90%) Subversion
22 26 (8.90%) SEO
22 26 (8.90%) XML
22 26 (8.90%) OO
23 25 (8.56%) Joomla!
23 25 (8.56%) Twitter Bootstrap

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (33.56%) CMS
2 81 (27.74%) Drupal
3 25 (8.56%) Joomla!
4 20 (6.85%) Apache
5 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.05%) Node.js
7 5 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.37%) IIS
8 4 (1.37%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (1.37%) Jadu
8 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.03%) nginx
9 3 (1.03%) TeamSite
9 3 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.68%) Content Management Server
10 2 (0.68%) DNN
10 2 (0.68%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (14.04%) Photoshop
2 23 (7.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (6.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (3.42%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.71%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.37%) InDesign
6 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (7.53%) Magento
2 8 (2.74%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.03%) osCommerce
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.03%) Shopify
4 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.34%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Force.com
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Heroku
3 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) Intranet
2 11 (3.77%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) SSL
3 2 (0.68%) FTP
3 2 (0.68%) SSH
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (35.96%) MySQL
2 13 (4.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.71%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) Redis
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.90%) Subversion
3 12 (4.11%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (2.40%) Grunt
5 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.71%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.03%) Xdebug
9 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.68%) JIRA
10 1 (0.34%) RSpec
10 1 (0.34%) Behat
10 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.34%) Yeoman
General
1 48 (16.44%) Marketing
2 14 (4.79%) Advertising
3 12 (4.11%) Publishing
4 6 (2.05%) Retail
4 6 (2.05%) Back Office
5 5 (1.71%) Games
6 4 (1.37%) Finance
7 3 (1.03%) Local Government
8 2 (0.68%) Automotive
8 2 (0.68%) Czech Language
8 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 242 (82.88%) Developer
2 99 (33.90%) PHP Developer
3 77 (26.37%) WordPress Developer
4 60 (20.55%) Front-End Developer
5 53 (18.15%) Web Developer
6 22 (7.53%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.53%) Designer
7 17 (5.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 12 (4.11%) PHP Web Developer
9 11 (3.77%) Senior PHP Developer
9 11 (3.77%) Magento Developer
10 10 (3.42%) Content Editor
11 9 (3.08%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (3.08%) Web Designer
12 8 (2.74%) MySQL Developer
13 6 (2.05%) HTML Developer
13 6 (2.05%) CSS Developer
14 5 (1.71%) PHP Programmer
14 5 (1.71%) Programmer
14 5 (1.71%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (69.52%) HTML
2 195 (66.78%) CSS
3 127 (43.49%) jQuery
4 108 (36.99%) HTML5
5 76 (26.03%) CSS3
6 33 (11.30%) Ajax
7 31 (10.62%) LAMP
8 26 (8.90%) XML
9 25 (8.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (6.85%) Web Services
10 20 (6.85%) Sass
11 18 (6.16%) XHTML
12 17 (5.82%) .NET
13 16 (5.48%) CodeIgniter
14 15 (5.14%) SOAP
14 15 (5.14%) AngularJS
15 14 (4.79%) Symfony
16 13 (4.45%) JSON
17 11 (3.77%) ASP.NET
18 9 (3.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.56%) Social Media
2 23 (7.88%) Mobile App
3 19 (6.51%) User Experience
4 18 (6.16%) Open Source
5 10 (3.42%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.71%) Blog
6 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.71%) W3C
7 4 (1.37%) iDTV
7 4 (1.37%) GIS
7 4 (1.37%) Animation
8 3 (1.03%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Photography
9 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.34%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.96%) Linux
2 14 (4.79%) Windows
3 9 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.71%) Debian
4 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.37%) Android
6 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.70%) E-Commerce
2 38 (13.01%) Content Management
2 38 (13.01%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (12.67%) Web Development
4 32 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (10.27%) MVC
6 26 (8.90%) SEO
6 26 (8.90%) OO
7 17 (5.82%) Web Design
7 17 (5.82%) OO PHP
8 14 (4.79%) OOP
9 10 (3.42%) Mentoring
10 8 (2.74%) Analytics
10 8 (2.74%) Scrum
11 7 (2.40%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (2.40%) Migration
11 7 (2.40%) CRM
12 6 (2.05%) B2B
12 6 (2.05%) TDD
12 6 (2.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 180 (61.64%) PHP
2 168 (57.53%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.22%) PHP5
4 20 (6.85%) Java
5 16 (5.48%) SQL
6 9 (3.08%) Ruby
7 7 (2.40%) C#
8 6 (2.05%) Perl
9 3 (1.03%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.34%) PHP4
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) HNC
3 2 (0.68%) HND
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) cPanel
2 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.34%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (11.64%) Adobe
2 27 (9.25%) Zend
3 18 (6.16%) Twitter
3 18 (6.16%) Google
4 15 (5.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.45%) Facebook
6 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.71%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.03%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle
9 2 (0.68%) RedDot
10 1 (0.34%) VMware
10 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.34%) Akamai
10 1 (0.34%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.34%) CyberSource
10 1 (0.34%) DataCash
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