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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 464 414 413
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -1
Contract jobs citing WordPress 119 162 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 1.86% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 119 64
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £380 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
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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
9167 8706 7697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.14% 17.65% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5591 5311 4464
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 298 391
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -19 53 £315 +13.51% 38
South East -17 21 £300 +15.38% 34
North West -16 11 £225 -18.18% 23
South West +2 10 £250 +16.27% 14
East of England +4 6 £313 -10.71% 4
West Midlands -11 6 £163 -40.90% 9
Yorkshire -15 6 £250 -9.09% 15
East Midlands -5 3 £200 -38.46% 14
North East +4 1 £200 -27.27% 3
Midlands - - - -
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WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 182 (66.42%) HTML
2 177 (64.60%) PHP
3 174 (63.50%) CSS
4 155 (56.57%) JavaScript
5 124 (45.26%) jQuery
6 104 (37.96%) MySQL
7 103 (37.59%) HTML5
8 82 (29.93%) CMS
8 82 (29.93%) CSS3
9 62 (22.63%) Drupal
10 44 (16.06%) Marketing
11 38 (13.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 36 (13.14%) Photoshop
13 34 (12.41%) Git (software)
14 32 (11.68%) Content Management
15 31 (11.31%) Web Development
16 30 (10.95%) E-Commerce
17 29 (10.58%) Sass
18 28 (10.22%) Adobe
18 28 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (9.49%) LAMP
19 26 (9.49%) AngularJS
20 25 (9.12%) Linux
21 24 (8.76%) Magento
22 21 (7.66%) PHP5
22 21 (7.66%) MVC
22 21 (7.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 21 (7.66%) Mobile App
22 21 (7.66%) User Experience
23 20 (7.30%) OO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 82 (29.93%) CMS
2 62 (22.63%) Drupal
3 15 (5.47%) Joomla!
4 14 (5.11%) Apache
5 12 (4.38%) Node.js
6 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.82%) IIS
8 4 (1.46%) Jadu
8 4 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.46%) nginx
8 4 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.09%) TeamSite
9 3 (1.09%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.36%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.36%) Moodle
11 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (13.14%) Photoshop
2 16 (5.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (5.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.46%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.09%) InDesign
5 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (8.76%) Magento
2 6 (2.19%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.73%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.73%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Heroku
3 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.65%) Intranet
2 7 (2.55%) Internet
3 5 (1.82%) DNS
4 4 (1.46%) Wireless
5 3 (1.09%) SSL
5 3 (1.09%) Firewall
6 2 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.73%) FTP
7 1 (0.36%) HTTP
7 1 (0.36%) SSH
7 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (37.96%) MySQL
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.46%) Redis
4 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 34 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.47%) Subversion
3 9 (3.28%) Grunt
4 8 (2.92%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.46%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.09%) JIRA
6 3 (1.09%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.09%) Xdebug
7 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Xcode
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
General
1 44 (16.06%) Marketing
2 17 (6.20%) Publishing
3 14 (5.11%) Advertising
4 7 (2.55%) Games
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.09%) Back Office
5 3 (1.09%) Finance
6 2 (0.73%) Local Government
6 2 (0.73%) Czech Language
6 2 (0.73%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.73%) Interactive Media
6 2 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 225 (82.12%) Developer
2 100 (36.50%) PHP Developer
3 76 (27.74%) WordPress Developer
4 53 (19.34%) Web Developer
5 51 (18.61%) Front-End Developer
6 20 (7.30%) Designer
7 18 (6.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 17 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.38%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (3.28%) Magento Developer
11 8 (2.92%) MySQL Developer
11 8 (2.92%) Senior PHP Developer
12 7 (2.55%) Web Designer
12 7 (2.55%) Content Editor
13 6 (2.19%) Front-End Web Developer
14 5 (1.82%) Senior Web Developer
14 5 (1.82%) HTML Developer
14 5 (1.82%) PHP Programmer
14 5 (1.82%) Programmer
14 5 (1.82%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (66.42%) HTML
2 174 (63.50%) CSS
3 124 (45.26%) jQuery
4 103 (37.59%) HTML5
5 82 (29.93%) CSS3
6 29 (10.58%) Sass
7 26 (9.49%) LAMP
7 26 (9.49%) AngularJS
8 21 (7.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (6.93%) LESS
10 16 (5.84%) XML
11 15 (5.47%) Ajax
11 15 (5.47%) Web Services
12 14 (5.11%) .NET
13 13 (4.74%) Symfony
14 10 (3.65%) XHTML
15 9 (3.28%) Flash
15 9 (3.28%) CodeIgniter
16 8 (2.92%) REST
17 7 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.66%) Mobile App
1 21 (7.66%) User Experience
2 16 (5.84%) Social Media
2 16 (5.84%) Open Source
3 11 (4.01%) Digital Media
4 7 (2.55%) Blog
5 4 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.46%) Animation
5 4 (1.46%) iDTV
6 3 (1.09%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.73%) Photography
7 2 (0.73%) GIS
7 2 (0.73%) W3C
8 1 (0.36%) SCORM
8 1 (0.36%) Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) VLE
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.12%) Linux
2 13 (4.74%) Windows
3 6 (2.19%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.82%) CentOS
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Debian
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.87%) Responsive Web Design
2 32 (11.68%) Content Management
3 31 (11.31%) Web Development
4 30 (10.95%) E-Commerce
5 28 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.66%) MVC
7 20 (7.30%) OO
8 18 (6.57%) SEO
9 17 (6.20%) Web Design
9 17 (6.20%) OOP
10 13 (4.74%) OO PHP
11 9 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (2.92%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.92%) Migration
13 7 (2.55%) B2B
14 6 (2.19%) Analytics
14 6 (2.19%) Email Marketing
14 6 (2.19%) B2C
15 5 (1.82%) CRM
16 4 (1.46%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (64.60%) PHP
2 155 (56.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (7.66%) PHP5
4 14 (5.11%) SQL
5 10 (3.65%) Java
6 7 (2.55%) Python
7 6 (2.19%) Ruby
7 6 (2.19%) C#
8 5 (1.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (3.28%) Degree
2 4 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) HNC
4 1 (0.36%) HND
4 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.46%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.09%) vSphere
3 2 (0.73%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (0.73%) cPanel
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (10.22%) Adobe
2 15 (5.47%) Zend
3 12 (4.38%) Twitter
3 12 (4.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.01%) Google
5 8 (2.92%) Facebook
6 4 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.46%) VMware
7 3 (1.09%) HP
7 3 (1.09%) Dell
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco
7 3 (1.09%) Altiris
7 3 (1.09%) Dell KACE
7 3 (1.09%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (0.73%) F5
8 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle
9 1 (0.36%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.36%) Omniture
9 1 (0.36%) ExactTarget
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