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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 446 464 412
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -52
Contract jobs citing WordPress 185 141 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.92% 1.50% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 105 139
Median daily rate £320 £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -56.52%
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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
9660 9386 8667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.96% 18.54% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6442 5822 5409
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 346 315
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.11 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 +46 99 £350 +9.37% 46
South East +7 43 £225 -16.66% 23
Yorkshire +7 11 £225 -12.19% 15
South West -1 10 £325 +8.33% 9
West Midlands -24 10 £210 -6.66% 7
East of England +2 5 £175 -41.66% 10
North West -12 5 £300 +33.33% 29
East Midlands +10 4 £330 +16.81% 2
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WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 256 (67.90%) HTML
2 255 (67.64%) PHP
3 253 (67.11%) CSS
4 216 (57.29%) JavaScript
5 121 (32.10%) Web Development
6 119 (31.56%) jQuery
7 112 (29.71%) HTML5
8 110 (29.18%) CMS
9 105 (27.85%) MySQL
10 98 (25.99%) CSS3
11 83 (22.02%) Front End Development
12 77 (20.42%) Drupal
13 66 (17.51%) Git (software)
14 58 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (13.00%) MVC
16 48 (12.73%) E-Commerce
16 48 (12.73%) Magento
17 47 (12.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 47 (12.47%) Photoshop
18 45 (11.94%) Linux
18 45 (11.94%) Marketing
18 45 (11.94%) AngularJS
19 40 (10.61%) LAMP
20 39 (10.34%) SQL
21 38 (10.08%) User Experience
22 37 (9.81%) Sass
23 36 (9.55%) Responsive Web Design
23 36 (9.55%) OO
24 32 (8.49%) Adobe
24 32 (8.49%) Joomla!

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
1 110 (29.18%) CMS
2 77 (20.42%) Drupal
3 32 (8.49%) Joomla!
4 26 (6.90%) Node.js
5 19 (5.04%) Apache
5 19 (5.04%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.71%) ExpressionEngine
7 10 (2.65%) nginx
8 9 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.39%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.12%) IIS
10 6 (1.59%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.33%) Magnolia
12 4 (1.06%) concrete5
12 4 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.80%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.53%) MODX
15 1 (0.27%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 47 (12.47%) Photoshop
2 19 (5.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.39%) MS Office
4 8 (2.12%) MS Excel
5 6 (1.59%) InDesign
5 6 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.33%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.53%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.53%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.53%) GIMP
9 1 (0.27%) MS Project
9 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (12.73%) Magento
2 6 (1.59%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.06%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.53%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.53%) Unica
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.65%) GitHub
3 10 (2.65%) MailChimp
4 7 (1.86%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.06%) SaaS
7 3 (0.80%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.53%) Heroku
8 2 (0.53%) Office 365
9 1 (0.27%) AdWords
9 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.37%) Intranet
2 10 (2.65%) HTTP
3 8 (2.12%) DNS
3 8 (2.12%) Internet
4 6 (1.59%) FTP
5 5 (1.33%) SSH
6 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.80%) Network Security
8 2 (0.53%) Firewall
8 2 (0.53%) SAN
8 2 (0.53%) VLAN
9 1 (0.27%) DHCP
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (27.85%) MySQL
2 14 (3.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Big Data
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (17.51%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.31%) Grunt
3 15 (3.98%) gulp
4 14 (3.71%) Subversion
5 10 (2.65%) JIRA
6 7 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.86%) Selenium
7 6 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (1.59%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.80%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.80%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.53%) git-flow
10 2 (0.53%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.27%) JUnit
11 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (11.94%) Marketing
2 22 (5.84%) Publishing
3 12 (3.18%) Finance
4 9 (2.39%) Advertising
5 6 (1.59%) Retail
6 4 (1.06%) German Language
7 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 291 (77.19%) Developer
2 122 (32.36%) PHP Developer
3 117 (31.03%) WordPress Developer
4 67 (17.77%) Web Developer
5 60 (15.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 40 (10.61%) HTML Developer
7 29 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
8 28 (7.43%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (6.10%) Magento Developer
9 23 (6.10%) PHP Web Developer
10 22 (5.84%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.77%) Drupal Developer
12 15 (3.98%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) Designer
13 14 (3.71%) MySQL Developer
13 14 (3.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 12 (3.18%) Analyst
14 12 (3.18%) Junior
15 10 (2.65%) PHP Magento Developer
15 10 (2.65%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (67.90%) HTML
2 253 (67.11%) CSS
3 119 (31.56%) jQuery
4 112 (29.71%) HTML5
5 98 (25.99%) CSS3
6 47 (12.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 45 (11.94%) AngularJS
8 40 (10.61%) LAMP
9 37 (9.81%) Sass
10 30 (7.96%) .NET
10 30 (7.96%) LESS
11 26 (6.90%) Ajax
12 23 (6.10%) Laravel
13 20 (5.31%) Web Services
14 17 (4.51%) REST
15 15 (3.98%) CodeIgniter
15 15 (3.98%) Symfony
15 15 (3.98%) XML
16 14 (3.71%) .NET Framework
17 12 (3.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.08%) User Experience
2 17 (4.51%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.18%) Social Media
5 7 (1.86%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.33%) Blog
8 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.06%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.80%) Animation
9 3 (0.80%) W3C
10 2 (0.53%) Clustering
10 2 (0.53%) Life Science
10 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.27%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.27%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.27%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.27%) Statistics
11 1 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.94%) Linux
2 21 (5.57%) Windows
3 11 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.12%) Android
6 7 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.80%) CentOS
8 3 (0.80%) Debian
9 2 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Unix
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (32.10%) Web Development
2 83 (22.02%) Front End Development
3 58 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (13.00%) MVC
5 48 (12.73%) E-Commerce
6 36 (9.55%) OO
6 36 (9.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (7.96%) Content Management
8 23 (6.10%) Open Source
8 23 (6.10%) Scrum
9 22 (5.84%) Web Design
10 19 (5.04%) DevOps
11 17 (4.51%) Analytics
11 17 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.51%) OO PHP
11 17 (4.51%) TDD
12 16 (4.24%) OOP
12 16 (4.24%) SEO
13 15 (3.98%) Web Application Development
14 14 (3.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (67.64%) PHP
2 216 (57.29%) JavaScript
3 39 (10.34%) SQL
4 27 (7.16%) Java
5 20 (5.31%) Ruby
6 19 (5.04%) C#
7 15 (3.98%) Python
8 10 (2.65%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.86%) VB
10 5 (1.33%) PHP 5
10 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.33%) VB6
11 4 (1.06%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.06%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.06%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.80%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.80%) C++
12 3 (0.80%) Scala
13 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (4.77%) Degree
2 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.06%) WCAG
2 3 (0.80%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.06%) cPanel
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) Plesk
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (8.49%) Adobe
2 22 (5.84%) Zend
3 19 (5.04%) Oracle
4 16 (4.24%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.45%) Twitter
6 12 (3.18%) Google
6 12 (3.18%) VMware
7 11 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.39%) Facebook
9 8 (2.12%) RedDot
10 5 (1.33%) Akamai
11 4 (1.06%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.06%) Siebel
11 4 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.80%) CODA
12 3 (0.80%) Marketo
12 3 (0.80%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.80%) Sage
13 2 (0.53%) NetApp
13 2 (0.53%) PayPal
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