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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 408 405 459
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +54
Contract jobs citing WordPress 212 243 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 2.56% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 168 91
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £376 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £57.50 £36.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.53% +160.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £22.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.50 £36.50 £14.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £36.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.53% +151.72%
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
9255 9498 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.92% 18.08% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6070 6144 5643
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 269 370
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -25 108 £325 - 39
South East +14 35 £275 -8.33% 26
Yorkshire +14 19 £325 +30.00% 16
West Midlands -13 16 £300 +12.14% 9
North West +6 13 £225 -14.28% 24
South West +12 9 £275 +71.87% 12
East Midlands -2 9 £200 -33.33% 5
East of England +8 3 £190 -15.55% 9
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UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 279 (69.92%) HTML
2 272 (68.17%) PHP
3 266 (66.67%) CSS
4 229 (57.39%) JavaScript
5 127 (31.83%) Web Development
6 122 (30.58%) HTML5
7 119 (29.82%) MySQL
8 118 (29.57%) CMS
9 110 (27.57%) jQuery
10 88 (22.06%) Front End Development
11 83 (20.80%) CSS3
12 80 (20.05%) Git (software)
13 76 (19.05%) Drupal
14 67 (16.79%) Marketing
15 56 (14.04%) MVC
16 54 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (13.53%) Content Management
17 53 (13.28%) LAMP
18 49 (12.28%) Linux
19 48 (12.03%) Degree
20 46 (11.53%) OO
21 45 (11.28%) AngularJS
22 41 (10.28%) User Experience
23 38 (9.52%) Sass
24 34 (8.52%) Joomla!
24 34 (8.52%) Open Source
25 33 (8.27%) Magento
26 32 (8.02%) OOP
26 32 (8.02%) E-Commerce
26 32 (8.02%) SQL

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
1 118 (29.57%) CMS
2 76 (19.05%) Drupal
3 34 (8.52%) Joomla!
4 16 (4.01%) Apache
5 13 (3.26%) Umbraco
6 12 (3.01%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.76%) IIS
7 11 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.25%) Confluence
8 5 (1.25%) Magnolia
8 5 (1.25%) Moodle
9 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.50%) eZ Publish
10 2 (0.50%) MODX
10 2 (0.50%) nginx
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (6.27%) Photoshop
2 16 (4.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (3.26%) MS Office
4 10 (2.51%) MS Excel
5 8 (2.01%) InDesign
6 7 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.75%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.50%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (8.27%) Magento
2 4 (1.00%) Sage X3
3 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Shopify
5 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.01%) GitHub
3 12 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.50%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.50%) Boomi
8 2 (0.50%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.50%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.50%) Force.com
8 2 (0.50%) G Suite
8 2 (0.50%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.50%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.50%) Office 365
8 2 (0.50%) SaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Trello
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.01%) Intranet
2 8 (2.01%) Internet
3 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.50%) HTTP
4 6 (1.50%) Network Security
5 5 (1.25%) DNS
5 5 (1.25%) Skype
6 2 (0.50%) DHCP
6 2 (0.50%) Firewall
6 2 (0.50%) FTP
6 2 (0.50%) LAN
6 2 (0.50%) WAN
6 2 (0.50%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) Extranet
7 1 (0.25%) SSH
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (29.82%) MySQL
2 21 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.75%) MS Access
9 2 (0.50%) Big Data
9 2 (0.50%) GIS
9 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Redis
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 80 (20.05%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.26%) Subversion
3 15 (3.76%) Grunt
3 15 (3.76%) gulp
4 13 (3.26%) Bitbucket
5 12 (3.01%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.26%) JIRA
7 8 (2.01%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.25%) Bower
10 4 (1.00%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.75%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.75%) webpack
12 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.50%) Selenium
12 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.25%) Mocha
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (16.79%) Marketing
2 15 (3.76%) Finance
3 11 (2.76%) Legal
4 7 (1.75%) Electronics
4 7 (1.75%) Retail
5 5 (1.25%) Advertising
5 5 (1.25%) Publishing
5 5 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.00%) German Language
7 3 (0.75%) Banking
7 3 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Law
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 309 (77.44%) Developer
2 120 (30.08%) PHP Developer
3 105 (26.32%) WordPress Developer
4 67 (16.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 53 (13.28%) Web Developer
6 32 (8.02%) HTML Developer
7 30 (7.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 25 (6.27%) Analyst
8 25 (6.27%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (4.51%) Support Analyst
10 17 (4.26%) PHP Web Developer
11 16 (4.01%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.76%) Designer
12 15 (3.76%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (3.76%) Technical Support
13 14 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (3.01%) Digital Developer
15 11 (2.76%) Magento Developer
15 11 (2.76%) Technical Support Analyst
16 9 (2.26%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (69.92%) HTML
2 266 (66.67%) CSS
3 122 (30.58%) HTML5
4 110 (27.57%) jQuery
5 83 (20.80%) CSS3
6 53 (13.28%) LAMP
7 45 (11.28%) AngularJS
8 38 (9.52%) Sass
9 31 (7.77%) .NET
10 29 (7.27%) XML
11 22 (5.51%) Laravel
11 22 (5.51%) Node.js
11 22 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (5.26%) Ajax
12 21 (5.26%) Symfony
12 21 (5.26%) Web Services
13 19 (4.76%) LESS
14 18 (4.51%) JSON
15 17 (4.26%) REST
16 14 (3.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.28%) User Experience
2 16 (4.01%) Blog
3 15 (3.76%) Digital Media
4 14 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.51%) Social Media
5 9 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.01%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.50%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.25%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.00%) Animation
10 4 (1.00%) NHS
10 4 (1.00%) Statistics
10 4 (1.00%) W3C
11 3 (0.75%) Social Network
12 2 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.28%) Linux
2 17 (4.26%) Windows
3 4 (1.00%) Android
3 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Unix
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (31.83%) Web Development
2 88 (22.06%) Front End Development
3 56 (14.04%) MVC
4 54 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (13.53%) Content Management
5 46 (11.53%) OO
6 34 (8.52%) Open Source
7 32 (8.02%) E-Commerce
7 32 (8.02%) OOP
8 23 (5.76%) Web Design
9 22 (5.51%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (5.26%) TDD
11 20 (5.01%) DevOps
12 19 (4.76%) SEO
13 17 (4.26%) CRM
13 17 (4.26%) OO PHP
13 17 (4.26%) Scrum
14 16 (4.01%) Unit Testing
15 15 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (3.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 272 (68.17%) PHP
2 229 (57.39%) JavaScript
3 32 (8.02%) SQL
4 23 (5.76%) Java
5 17 (4.26%) C#
6 15 (3.76%) Ruby
7 14 (3.51%) Python
8 9 (2.26%) PHP 5
9 8 (2.01%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.50%) VB
10 6 (1.50%) VB6
11 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.50%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.25%) PHP 4
13 1 (0.25%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.25%) Scala
13 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (12.03%) Degree
2 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.01%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) Docker
2 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) Ansible
2 5 (1.25%) Puppet
3 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.50%) Graphite
4 2 (0.50%) Packer
4 2 (0.50%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.50%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (5.76%) Zend
2 22 (5.51%) Adobe
3 21 (5.26%) Google
4 15 (3.76%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.26%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.01%) RedDot
7 7 (1.75%) Sage
8 6 (1.50%) Rackspace
8 6 (1.50%) SAP
9 5 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (1.00%) FrontRange
11 3 (0.75%) Facebook
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle
11 3 (0.75%) Twitter
12 2 (0.50%) Apple
12 2 (0.50%) arcserve
12 2 (0.50%) hybris
12 2 (0.50%) Informatica
12 2 (0.50%) Kaspersky
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
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