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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 409 386 408
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing WordPress 179 190 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.87% 2.12% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 96 86
Average daily rate
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£275 £293 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £255 £235
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £21.25 £20.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.76% +1.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £26.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+39.04% +50.00%
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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
9577 8952 8035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.54% 18.13% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6234 5381 4669
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 370 395
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -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 4 August 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
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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 90 £325 -7.14% 57
South East -22 28 £300 +33.33% 26
East of England -10 14 £325 +52.94% 10
South West +6 12 £213 +117.94% 9
West Midlands +6 10 £225 -50.00% 12
North West -28 8 £250 -9.09% 29
East Midlands -7 5 £230 -16.36% 13
Yorkshire -34 5 £225 +12.50% 17
North East -19 1 £320 +34.73% 4
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UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 233 (73.04%) HTML
2 220 (68.97%) PHP
3 209 (65.52%) CSS
4 186 (58.31%) JavaScript
5 121 (37.93%) jQuery
6 115 (36.05%) HTML5
7 114 (35.74%) MySQL
8 96 (30.09%) CSS3
9 89 (27.90%) CMS
10 52 (16.30%) Git (software)
11 51 (15.99%) LAMP
12 48 (15.05%) Drupal
13 47 (14.73%) Magento
14 46 (14.42%) Linux
15 45 (14.11%) OO
15 45 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (13.48%) Content Management
17 40 (12.54%) Marketing
18 38 (11.91%) Google
19 37 (11.60%) Photoshop
20 35 (10.97%) E-Commerce
20 35 (10.97%) Web Development
21 31 (9.72%) MVC
22 30 (9.40%) User Experience
23 28 (8.78%) Ajax
23 28 (8.78%) Joomla!
24 26 (8.15%) Sass
24 26 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 24 (7.52%) .NET
26 22 (6.90%) SQL

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 89 (27.90%) CMS
2 48 (15.05%) Drupal
3 28 (8.78%) Joomla!
4 22 (6.90%) Apache
5 15 (4.70%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (3.76%) Node.js
8 6 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.88%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.25%) nginx
10 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.94%) DNN
11 3 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.63%) IIS
12 2 (0.63%) Moodle
13 1 (0.31%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.31%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.31%) Jadu
13 1 (0.31%) Kentico
Applications
1 37 (11.60%) Photoshop
2 18 (5.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.25%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.25%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.63%) MS Office
5 2 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 47 (14.73%) Magento
2 3 (0.94%) Shopify
2 3 (0.94%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.31%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.31%) Agresso
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.76%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.25%) GitHub
3 4 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.31%) Yammer
5 1 (0.31%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.64%) Internet
2 11 (3.45%) Intranet
3 8 (2.51%) HTTP
4 7 (2.19%) DNS
5 6 (1.88%) Firewall
6 5 (1.57%) SMS
6 5 (1.57%) SSH
7 4 (1.25%) PuTTY
7 4 (1.25%) Wireless
8 2 (0.63%) WEP
8 2 (0.63%) DHCP
8 2 (0.63%) FTP
8 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (35.74%) MySQL
2 18 (5.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.25%) MarkLogic
5 3 (0.94%) MS Access
5 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.33%) Subversion
3 8 (2.51%) Grunt
4 7 (2.19%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.88%) JIRA
5 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.57%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.25%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.25%) gulp
8 3 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.63%) Selenium
9 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.63%) Sublime Text
9 2 (0.63%) Redmine
10 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 40 (12.54%) Marketing
2 17 (5.33%) Publishing
3 14 (4.39%) Advertising
4 10 (3.13%) Retail
5 4 (1.25%) Legal
5 4 (1.25%) Games
5 4 (1.25%) Finance
6 2 (0.63%) Automotive
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.63%) Local Government
6 2 (0.63%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 251 (78.68%) Developer
2 81 (25.39%) PHP Developer
3 63 (19.75%) WordPress Developer
4 57 (17.87%) Web Developer
5 46 (14.42%) Front-End Developer
6 20 (6.27%) Magento Developer
7 15 (4.70%) Designer
8 12 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (3.45%) Junior
9 11 (3.45%) Web Designer
10 10 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (2.51%) Drupal Developer
11 8 (2.51%) Junior Developer
12 7 (2.19%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.19%) Administrator
12 7 (2.19%) Content Editor
12 7 (2.19%) Junior Web Developer
12 7 (2.19%) AWS Developer
12 7 (2.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 5 (1.57%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (73.04%) HTML
2 209 (65.52%) CSS
3 121 (37.93%) jQuery
4 115 (36.05%) HTML5
5 96 (30.09%) CSS3
6 51 (15.99%) LAMP
7 28 (8.78%) Ajax
8 26 (8.15%) Sass
8 26 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (7.52%) .NET
10 20 (6.27%) AngularJS
11 18 (5.64%) LESS
11 18 (5.64%) Symfony
12 14 (4.39%) Laravel
13 13 (4.08%) Web Services
13 13 (4.08%) Flash
14 11 (3.45%) JSON
15 10 (3.13%) REST
16 9 (2.82%) Meteor
17 8 (2.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.40%) User Experience
2 19 (5.96%) Social Media
3 9 (2.82%) Digital Media
3 9 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.88%) W3C
5 6 (1.88%) Blog
6 5 (1.57%) Wiki
6 5 (1.57%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.25%) Animation
7 4 (1.25%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.25%) New Media
8 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.94%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.63%) Statistics
9 2 (0.63%) Photography
10 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.31%) BBC
10 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.42%) Linux
2 19 (5.96%) Windows
3 8 (2.51%) CentOS
4 5 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) UNIX
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.63%) SUSE
6 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.11%) OO
1 45 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.48%) Content Management
3 35 (10.97%) E-Commerce
3 35 (10.97%) Web Development
4 31 (9.72%) MVC
5 21 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (6.58%) OO PHP
6 18 (5.64%) Web Design
7 15 (4.70%) Analytics
8 14 (4.39%) Scrum
9 13 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (3.45%) Open Source
10 11 (3.45%) Workflow
10 11 (3.45%) BDD
11 10 (3.13%) DevOps
11 10 (3.13%) Migration
12 9 (2.82%) SEO
12 9 (2.82%) CRM
13 8 (2.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 220 (68.97%) PHP
2 186 (58.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (6.90%) SQL
4 15 (4.70%) C#
5 12 (3.76%) PHP5
6 9 (2.82%) Java
7 8 (2.51%) Python
8 5 (1.57%) Ruby
9 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.63%) VBScript
10 2 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.63%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) C
10 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.57%) Degree
4 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.88%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.94%) vSphere
3 1 (0.31%) Varnish
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.39%) Puppet
2 7 (2.19%) Plesk
3 3 (0.94%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.63%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.63%) Graphite
4 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.31%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (11.91%) Google
2 19 (5.96%) Twitter
3 16 (5.02%) Facebook
3 16 (5.02%) Adobe
4 14 (4.39%) Zend
4 14 (4.39%) Sitecore
5 13 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.57%) VMware
8 4 (1.25%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.94%) New Relic
9 3 (0.94%) Dell KACE
9 3 (0.94%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (0.94%) Altiris
9 3 (0.94%) Cisco
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle
9 3 (0.94%) HP
9 3 (0.94%) Dell
10 2 (0.63%) Akamai
10 2 (0.63%) F5
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Premier IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £65000
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Chester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Milton Keynes
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