The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 372 403 425
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +22
Contract jobs citing WordPress 190 148 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 1.85% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 86 101
Average daily rate
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£293 £238 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £154 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.51% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.90 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £16.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £29.17 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8848 8004 9154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.17% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4671 5340
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 £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 394 422
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 1 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 1 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 1 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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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 +38 98 £350 +27.27% 45
South East -9 23 £225 +12.50% 26
East of England -3 17 £213 -5.55% 5
Yorkshire +8 13 £200 -6.97% 6
West Midlands -21 11 £450 +89.47% 6
North West -15 10 £275 +17.02% 19
East Midlands -4 7 £275 +23.59% 6
Midlands - 4 - -
South West -29 3 £98 - 12
North East -18 2 £238 - 6
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WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 285 (75.40%) PHP
2 257 (67.99%) HTML
3 250 (66.14%) CSS
4 199 (52.65%) JavaScript
5 142 (37.57%) MySQL
6 128 (33.86%) jQuery
7 120 (31.75%) HTML5
8 109 (28.84%) CSS3
9 102 (26.98%) CMS
10 78 (20.63%) E-Commerce
11 71 (18.78%) Drupal
12 69 (18.25%) Web Development
13 57 (15.08%) Magento
14 55 (14.55%) Linux
15 50 (13.23%) LAMP
16 48 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
17 44 (11.64%) SEO
17 44 (11.64%) Adobe
18 41 (10.85%) Ajax
18 41 (10.85%) Adobe Illustrator
18 41 (10.85%) JSON
19 38 (10.05%) PHP5
19 38 (10.05%) SQL
19 38 (10.05%) Git (software)
20 37 (9.79%) Photoshop
20 37 (9.79%) OO
20 37 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
21 36 (9.52%) Content Management
21 36 (9.52%) Open Source
22 35 (9.26%) Web Services

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 102 (26.98%) CMS
2 71 (18.78%) Drupal
3 34 (8.99%) Apache
4 29 (7.67%) SharePoint
5 28 (7.41%) Joomla!
6 14 (3.70%) ExpressionEngine
7 10 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (2.38%) Node.js
9 4 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.79%) nginx
10 3 (0.79%) Confluence
10 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) IIS
11 2 (0.53%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.53%) Moodle
12 1 (0.26%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.26%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 41 (10.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 37 (9.79%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) InDesign
6 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 57 (15.08%) Magento
2 5 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.53%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.53%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.91%) SaaS
2 8 (2.12%) PaaS
3 7 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.06%) GitHub
5 2 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.53%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Heroku
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.03%) Intranet
2 13 (3.44%) HTTP
3 8 (2.12%) SSL
3 8 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.59%) Internet
5 5 (1.32%) LDAP
6 2 (0.53%) SMS
6 2 (0.53%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) NFC
7 1 (0.26%) RFID
7 1 (0.26%) Extranet
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (37.57%) MySQL
2 33 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.53%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.26%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.70%) Subversion
3 10 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.79%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.79%) JIRA
6 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.53%) JUnit
7 2 (0.53%) Maven
7 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.26%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.26%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.26%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.26%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.26%) Hudson
General
1 33 (8.73%) Marketing
2 14 (3.70%) Finance
2 14 (3.70%) Publishing
3 8 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.85%) Retail
5 6 (1.59%) Advertising
6 2 (0.53%) Games
6 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 295 (78.04%) Developer
2 93 (24.60%) PHP Developer
3 86 (22.75%) Web Developer
4 73 (19.31%) Front-End Developer
5 51 (13.49%) WordPress Developer
6 17 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 16 (4.23%) Front-End Web Developer
7 16 (4.23%) Designer
8 14 (3.70%) LAMP Developer
9 12 (3.17%) Magento Developer
10 11 (2.91%) Project Manager
11 9 (2.38%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.12%) Junior
12 8 (2.12%) Web Manager
12 8 (2.12%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (1.85%) Senior Developer
13 7 (1.85%) Analyst
14 6 (1.59%) UI Developer
14 6 (1.59%) UI Programmer
14 6 (1.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (67.99%) HTML
2 250 (66.14%) CSS
3 128 (33.86%) jQuery
4 120 (31.75%) HTML5
5 109 (28.84%) CSS3
6 50 (13.23%) LAMP
7 41 (10.85%) Ajax
7 41 (10.85%) JSON
8 35 (9.26%) Web Services
9 30 (7.94%) .NET
9 30 (7.94%) Sass
10 22 (5.82%) XHTML
11 17 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (3.17%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.65%) Flash
13 10 (2.65%) Symfony
13 10 (2.65%) Laravel
14 9 (2.38%) Backbone.js
14 9 (2.38%) CodeIgniter
14 9 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.52%) Open Source
2 18 (4.76%) Social Media
3 13 (3.44%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.12%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.85%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.59%) Blog
7 5 (1.32%) Social Network
8 4 (1.06%) W3C
8 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.06%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.53%) FMCG
9 2 (0.53%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.26%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.26%) Kinect
10 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.26%) iPhone
10 1 (0.26%) BBC
10 1 (0.26%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.55%) Linux
2 17 (4.50%) Android
3 14 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.44%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.12%) UNIX
6 5 (1.32%) Windows
7 4 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.53%) CentOS
8 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.63%) E-Commerce
2 69 (18.25%) Web Development
3 48 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 44 (11.64%) SEO
5 37 (9.79%) OO
5 37 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (9.52%) Content Management
7 30 (7.94%) MVC
8 21 (5.56%) Project Management
9 20 (5.29%) OOP
9 20 (5.29%) Web Design
10 14 (3.70%) CRM
10 14 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 14 (3.70%) Android Development
11 13 (3.44%) iOS Development
11 13 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.17%) Scrum
13 11 (2.91%) Analytics
14 10 (2.65%) DevOps
15 9 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 285 (75.40%) PHP
2 199 (52.65%) JavaScript
3 38 (10.05%) PHP5
3 38 (10.05%) SQL
4 18 (4.76%) Java
5 15 (3.97%) Ruby
6 13 (3.44%) Python
7 12 (3.17%) C#
8 5 (1.32%) Perl
9 4 (1.06%) PHP4
10 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (4.76%) Degree
2 10 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.26%) ISEB
3 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) WCAG
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.32%) Varnish
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.91%) Puppet
1 11 (2.91%) Nagios
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.53%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 44 (11.64%) Adobe
2 27 (7.14%) Zend
3 13 (3.44%) Twitter
3 13 (3.44%) Google
4 10 (2.65%) VMware
4 10 (2.65%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.38%) Facebook
6 8 (2.12%) Sony
7 7 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle
10 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.53%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.53%) Akamai
10 2 (0.53%) Sencha
11 1 (0.26%) ExactTarget
11 1 (0.26%) New Relic
11 1 (0.26%) Marketo
11 1 (0.26%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.26%) Macromedia
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