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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 395 406 431
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Contract jobs citing WordPress 194 153 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.09% 1.82% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 95 99
Average daily rate
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£306 £235 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.31% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £151 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 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
9268 8406 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.27% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5016 5417
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 £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 355 449
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +35 85 £350 +30.23% 37
South East +6 37 £238 +39.70% 19
East of England -12 23 £260 +36.84% 3
North West -5 11 £325 +38.29% 17
West Midlands -30 10 £463 +94.73% 6
Yorkshire +2 8 £200 -6.97% 12
East Midlands 0 8 £294 +30.55% 9
North East -16 4 £175 - 3
Midlands - 4 - -
South West -33 2 - - 10
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 247 (69.97%) PHP
2 235 (66.57%) HTML
3 226 (64.02%) CSS
4 178 (50.42%) JavaScript
5 116 (32.86%) MySQL
6 105 (29.75%) HTML5
7 100 (28.33%) CMS
8 99 (28.05%) jQuery
9 91 (25.78%) CSS3
10 74 (20.96%) Drupal
11 57 (16.15%) Web Development
12 52 (14.73%) E-Commerce
13 51 (14.45%) Linux
14 41 (11.61%) LAMP
15 40 (11.33%) Git (software)
16 38 (10.76%) MVC
17 37 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (10.48%) Ajax
18 36 (10.20%) Marketing
19 35 (9.92%) Joomla!
19 35 (9.92%) Zend
20 34 (9.63%) Magento
21 33 (9.35%) Open Source
21 33 (9.35%) PHP5
22 31 (8.78%) .NET
23 30 (8.50%) Photoshop
23 30 (8.50%) SharePoint
24 29 (8.22%) OO
24 29 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
25 28 (7.93%) Apache

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 100 (28.33%) CMS
2 74 (20.96%) Drupal
3 35 (9.92%) Joomla!
4 30 (8.50%) SharePoint
5 28 (7.93%) Apache
6 15 (4.25%) ExpressionEngine
7 8 (2.27%) Node.js
8 7 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.13%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.13%) nginx
11 3 (0.85%) IIS
12 2 (0.57%) Confluence
12 2 (0.57%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.28%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.28%) Moodle
13 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (8.50%) Photoshop
2 16 (4.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.13%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.57%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 34 (9.63%) Magento
2 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.85%) Zen Cart
3 3 (0.85%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.28%) Shopify
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) SaaS
2 9 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.27%) PaaS
4 4 (1.13%) GitHub
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.57%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) Heroku
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.38%) Intranet
2 13 (3.68%) HTTP
3 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.27%) SSL
4 6 (1.70%) Internet
5 5 (1.42%) LDAP
6 3 (0.85%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) NFC
7 1 (0.28%) RFID
7 1 (0.28%) Extranet
7 1 (0.28%) Firewall
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (32.86%) MySQL
2 16 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.57%) Big Data
8 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.25%) Subversion
3 12 (3.40%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.70%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.42%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.13%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.57%) JUnit
8 2 (0.57%) JIRA
8 2 (0.57%) Maven
8 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.28%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.28%) Behat
9 1 (0.28%) Hudson
9 1 (0.28%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.28%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.28%) RSpec
9 1 (0.28%) Flash Builder
General
1 36 (10.20%) Marketing
2 17 (4.82%) Publishing
3 15 (4.25%) Finance
4 8 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.70%) Retail
6 4 (1.13%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 274 (77.62%) Developer
2 92 (26.06%) PHP Developer
3 76 (21.53%) Front-End Developer
4 70 (19.83%) Web Developer
5 50 (14.16%) WordPress Developer
6 15 (4.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 14 (3.97%) Magento Developer
8 12 (3.40%) Senior Developer
8 12 (3.40%) Front-End Web Developer
9 11 (3.12%) Software Developer
10 10 (2.83%) Project Manager
10 10 (2.83%) Designer
11 9 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.27%) Junior
12 8 (2.27%) Web Manager
13 7 (1.98%) Web Editor
13 7 (1.98%) Analyst
14 6 (1.70%) Web Content Editor
14 6 (1.70%) Content Editor
14 6 (1.70%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (66.57%) HTML
2 226 (64.02%) CSS
3 105 (29.75%) HTML5
4 99 (28.05%) jQuery
5 91 (25.78%) CSS3
6 41 (11.61%) LAMP
7 37 (10.48%) Ajax
8 31 (8.78%) .NET
9 26 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (6.80%) Web Services
11 23 (6.52%) JSON
12 16 (4.53%) Sass
13 15 (4.25%) XHTML
14 14 (3.97%) Symfony
15 13 (3.68%) AngularJS
15 13 (3.68%) CodeIgniter
16 12 (3.40%) Flash
16 12 (3.40%) XML
16 12 (3.40%) ASP.NET
17 10 (2.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.35%) Open Source
2 20 (5.67%) Social Media
3 14 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.27%) W3C
5 6 (1.70%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.70%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.42%) Blog
7 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.57%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.57%) Social Network
8 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.28%) New Media
9 1 (0.28%) Kinect
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.28%) VLE
9 1 (0.28%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.28%) Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.45%) Linux
2 9 (2.55%) Android
3 8 (2.27%) Windows
4 7 (1.98%) UNIX
5 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.85%) CentOS
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.15%) Web Development
2 52 (14.73%) E-Commerce
3 38 (10.76%) MVC
4 37 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (8.22%) OO
5 29 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 24 (6.80%) Content Management
7 23 (6.52%) SEO
8 19 (5.38%) OOP
9 18 (5.10%) Project Management
10 16 (4.53%) Web Design
11 15 (4.25%) CRM
12 14 (3.97%) Scrum
12 14 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.97%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.40%) DevOps
14 9 (2.55%) OO PHP
14 9 (2.55%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 247 (69.97%) PHP
2 178 (50.42%) JavaScript
3 33 (9.35%) PHP5
4 23 (6.52%) Java
5 16 (4.53%) SQL
6 14 (3.97%) Ruby
6 14 (3.97%) C#
7 9 (2.55%) Python
8 5 (1.42%) PHP4
9 3 (0.85%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (5.38%) Degree
2 10 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.28%) ISEB
3 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.70%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) WCAG
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) Varnish
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.12%) Puppet
2 2 (0.57%) Nagios
2 2 (0.57%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.28%) Kibana
3 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (9.92%) Zend
2 19 (5.38%) Adobe
3 17 (4.82%) Google
4 14 (3.97%) Twitter
5 9 (2.55%) Facebook
6 8 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.27%) VMware
7 7 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.85%) Akamai
9 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle
11 1 (0.28%) ExactTarget
11 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.28%) CyberSource
11 1 (0.28%) DataCash
11 1 (0.28%) New Relic
11 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.28%) Marketo
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