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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 400 411 434
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing WordPress 186 152 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.01% 1.78% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 87 97
Average daily rate
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£313 £236 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.27% -14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £152 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £368 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.22% +49.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
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
9256 8531 9434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.11% 17.46% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5606 5067 5451
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 364 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +39 80 £350 +30.84% 54
South East 0 38 £250 +47.05% 21
East of England -6 23 £260 +18.18% 11
North West -12 11 £325 +38.29% 21
East Midlands +3 9 £325 +44.44% 14
West Midlands -29 7 £450 +89.47% 8
Yorkshire -3 6 £200 -9.09% 13
North East -16 4 £175 - 2
Midlands - 4 - -
South West -34 2 - - 5
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 240 (68.57%) PHP
2 234 (66.86%) HTML
3 223 (63.71%) CSS
4 171 (48.86%) JavaScript
5 112 (32.00%) MySQL
6 106 (30.29%) HTML5
7 104 (29.71%) CMS
8 95 (27.14%) jQuery
9 89 (25.43%) CSS3
10 77 (22.00%) Drupal
11 57 (16.29%) Web Development
12 52 (14.86%) Linux
12 52 (14.86%) E-Commerce
13 40 (11.43%) LAMP
14 39 (11.14%) Git (software)
15 38 (10.86%) MVC
15 38 (10.86%) Marketing
16 36 (10.29%) Zend
16 36 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (10.00%) Ajax
18 34 (9.71%) Joomla!
18 34 (9.71%) Magento
19 32 (9.14%) Open Source
19 32 (9.14%) Photoshop
20 31 (8.86%) .NET
20 31 (8.86%) SharePoint
21 30 (8.57%) PHP5
22 28 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
23 26 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 26 (7.43%) Apache

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 104 (29.71%) CMS
2 77 (22.00%) Drupal
3 34 (9.71%) Joomla!
4 31 (8.86%) SharePoint
5 26 (7.43%) Apache
6 15 (4.29%) ExpressionEngine
7 9 (2.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.71%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.71%) Node.js
9 5 (1.43%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.14%) nginx
10 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.86%) IIS
12 2 (0.57%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.57%) DNN
12 2 (0.57%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.57%) Confluence
12 2 (0.57%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.29%) Moodle
13 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (9.14%) Photoshop
2 16 (4.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.14%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.57%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 34 (9.71%) Magento
2 6 (1.71%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.86%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.86%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.57%) Shopify
6 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.86%) SaaS
2 9 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.29%) PaaS
4 4 (1.14%) GitHub
5 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.57%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) Force.com
7 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.71%) Intranet
2 13 (3.71%) HTTP
3 8 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.29%) SSL
4 6 (1.71%) Internet
5 5 (1.43%) LDAP
6 4 (1.14%) SSH
7 1 (0.29%) NFC
7 1 (0.29%) SMS
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) Extranet
7 1 (0.29%) RFID
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (32.00%) MySQL
2 14 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.57%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.57%) Subversion
3 12 (3.43%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.71%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.43%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.57%) JUnit
8 2 (0.57%) Maven
8 2 (0.57%) JIRA
8 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.29%) Hudson
9 1 (0.29%) Behat
9 1 (0.29%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.29%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.29%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.29%) Flash Builder
9 1 (0.29%) RSpec
General
1 38 (10.86%) Marketing
2 17 (4.86%) Publishing
3 16 (4.57%) Finance
4 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.00%) Retail
6 4 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Automotive
7 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 272 (77.71%) Developer
2 87 (24.86%) PHP Developer
3 78 (22.29%) Front-End Developer
4 70 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 49 (14.00%) WordPress Developer
6 15 (4.29%) PHP Web Developer
7 14 (4.00%) Magento Developer
8 12 (3.43%) Front-End Web Developer
9 11 (3.14%) Software Developer
9 11 (3.14%) Senior Developer
10 10 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 10 (2.86%) Designer
11 9 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.57%) Junior
12 8 (2.29%) Web Editor
12 8 (2.29%) Web Manager
13 7 (2.00%) Web Content Editor
13 7 (2.00%) Content Editor
13 7 (2.00%) Drupal Developer
13 7 (2.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (66.86%) HTML
2 223 (63.71%) CSS
3 106 (30.29%) HTML5
4 95 (27.14%) jQuery
5 89 (25.43%) CSS3
6 40 (11.43%) LAMP
7 35 (10.00%) Ajax
8 31 (8.86%) .NET
9 26 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (6.29%) JSON
11 21 (6.00%) Web Services
12 15 (4.29%) XHTML
12 15 (4.29%) Sass
13 14 (4.00%) Symfony
14 13 (3.71%) CodeIgniter
14 13 (3.71%) XML
14 13 (3.71%) ASP.NET
14 13 (3.71%) AngularJS
15 11 (3.14%) Flash
16 10 (2.86%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.14%) Open Source
2 20 (5.71%) Social Media
3 14 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.29%) W3C
5 6 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.71%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.43%) Blog
7 4 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.86%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.29%) New Media
10 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.29%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) BBC
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.86%) Linux
2 8 (2.29%) Windows
3 7 (2.00%) Android
4 6 (1.71%) UNIX
5 5 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.86%) Debian
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) CentOS
7 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.29%) Web Development
2 52 (14.86%) E-Commerce
3 38 (10.86%) MVC
4 36 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 25 (7.14%) Content Management
6 25 (7.14%) OO
7 23 (6.57%) SEO
8 20 (5.71%) OOP
9 18 (5.14%) Project Management
10 16 (4.57%) CRM
11 15 (4.29%) Scrum
12 14 (4.00%) Web Design
12 14 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (3.43%) DevOps
14 9 (2.57%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (2.57%) Analytics
15 8 (2.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (2.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 240 (68.57%) PHP
2 171 (48.86%) JavaScript
3 30 (8.57%) PHP5
4 22 (6.29%) Java
5 15 (4.29%) SQL
6 14 (4.00%) C#
6 14 (4.00%) Ruby
7 9 (2.57%) Python
8 4 (1.14%) PHP4
9 3 (0.86%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (5.43%) Degree
2 10 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) ISEB
3 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.71%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) WCAG
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) Varnish
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.57%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.29%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.29%) Kibana
3 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (10.29%) Zend
2 19 (5.43%) Google
3 18 (5.14%) Adobe
4 14 (4.00%) Twitter
5 10 (2.86%) Facebook
5 10 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.57%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.29%) VMware
8 5 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.86%) Akamai
9 3 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.57%) RedDot
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle
11 1 (0.29%) SAP
11 1 (0.29%) Macromedia
11 1 (0.29%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.29%) Sony
11 1 (0.29%) Open Text
11 1 (0.29%) Apple
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