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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 404 390 429
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Contract jobs citing WordPress 188 113 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.12% 1.49% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 69 82
Average daily rate £275 £271 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £279
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WordPress
UK

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +23 101 £300 - 50
South East -10 18 £260 +13.04% 27
East of England -20 14 £350 +42.85% 9
Yorkshire -13 13 £275 +23.59% 13
West Midlands -5 12 £275 +89.65% 4
North West -21 11 £275 - 26
South West -21 11 £215 -21.81% 11
East Midlands -6 4 £275 - 3
North East - 3 £275 - 1
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 233 (74.92%) PHP
2 218 (70.10%) CSS
3 217 (69.77%) HTML
4 195 (62.70%) JavaScript
5 161 (51.77%) jQuery
6 129 (41.48%) MySQL
7 115 (36.98%) HTML5
8 99 (31.83%) CSS3
9 85 (27.33%) CMS
10 68 (21.86%) E-Commerce
11 57 (18.33%) Drupal
12 55 (17.68%) Ajax
13 53 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
15 50 (16.08%) SQL Server
16 49 (15.76%) Magento
17 47 (15.11%) Web Development
18 46 (14.79%) Content Management
19 45 (14.47%) LAMP
20 42 (13.50%) SQL
21 40 (12.86%) Adobe
21 40 (12.86%) SEO
22 39 (12.54%) JSON
23 38 (12.22%) Web Services
24 37 (11.90%) OO
24 37 (11.90%) Adobe Illustrator
25 33 (10.61%) .NET
25 33 (10.61%) Git (software)
26 32 (10.29%) Photoshop
26 32 (10.29%) MVC

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 85 (27.33%) CMS
2 57 (18.33%) Drupal
3 30 (9.65%) Apache
4 27 (8.68%) Joomla!
5 16 (5.14%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.22%) Node.js
7 9 (2.89%) DNN
7 9 (2.89%) Alfresco
8 8 (2.57%) ExpressionEngine
9 7 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (2.25%) Moodle
10 6 (1.93%) nginx
10 6 (1.93%) Confluence
11 5 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.61%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.29%) IIS
12 4 (1.29%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (11.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 32 (10.29%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.96%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 49 (15.76%) Magento
2 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.32%) Joyent
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.89%) Intranet
2 8 (2.57%) Internet
3 4 (1.29%) Firewall
4 2 (0.64%) FTP
4 2 (0.64%) DNS
4 2 (0.64%) SMS
4 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) Extranet
5 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (41.48%) MySQL
2 50 (16.08%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.22%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.61%) RavenDB
5 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) BigTable
8 1 (0.32%) Riak
8 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 33 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.86%) Subversion
3 6 (1.93%) JIRA
3 6 (1.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.29%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.29%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.64%) Grunt
7 1 (0.32%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.32%) Trac
7 1 (0.32%) Flash Builder
7 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.32%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 20 (6.43%) Finance
2 19 (6.11%) Marketing
3 9 (2.89%) Advertising
4 6 (1.93%) Publishing
5 5 (1.61%) Legal
6 3 (0.96%) Games
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 262 (84.24%) Developer
2 84 (27.01%) PHP Developer
3 77 (24.76%) Web Developer
4 48 (15.43%) Front-End Developer
5 47 (15.11%) WordPress Developer
6 19 (6.11%) Designer
7 17 (5.47%) Front-End Web Developer
8 15 (4.82%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
10 13 (4.18%) LAMP Developer
11 10 (3.22%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.89%) Agile .NET Developer
12 9 (2.89%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.57%) PHP Magento Developer
14 7 (2.25%) Content Manager
15 6 (1.93%) UI Developer
15 6 (1.93%) UI Programmer
16 4 (1.29%) PHP Programmer
16 4 (1.29%) Lead Developer
16 4 (1.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (70.10%) CSS
2 217 (69.77%) HTML
3 161 (51.77%) jQuery
4 115 (36.98%) HTML5
5 99 (31.83%) CSS3
6 55 (17.68%) Ajax
7 45 (14.47%) LAMP
8 39 (12.54%) JSON
9 38 (12.22%) Web Services
10 33 (10.61%) .NET
11 29 (9.32%) Sass
12 27 (8.68%) XHTML
13 17 (5.47%) ASP.NET
13 17 (5.47%) XML
14 16 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (3.86%) Symfony
15 12 (3.86%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.89%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (2.89%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.89%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.43%) Open Source
2 10 (3.22%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.22%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.25%) Social Media
4 6 (1.93%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.61%) W3C
5 5 (1.61%) Social Network
6 4 (1.29%) Blog
6 4 (1.29%) iPhone
6 4 (1.29%) VLE
6 4 (1.29%) iPad
7 3 (0.96%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.96%) FMCG
7 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.64%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.64%) Wiki
8 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.32%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.36%) Linux
2 23 (7.40%) Android
2 23 (7.40%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.18%) Windows
3 13 (4.18%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.93%) UNIX
6 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.64%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.86%) E-Commerce
2 53 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
4 47 (15.11%) Web Development
5 46 (14.79%) Content Management
6 40 (12.86%) SEO
7 37 (11.90%) OO
8 32 (10.29%) MVC
9 20 (6.43%) OOP
10 19 (6.11%) Android Development
11 18 (5.79%) iOS Development
12 17 (5.47%) Web Design
13 15 (4.82%) Project Management
14 12 (3.86%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.54%) OO PHP
15 11 (3.54%) TDD
16 9 (2.89%) Analytics
16 9 (2.89%) Scrum
17 8 (2.57%) Graceful Degradation
18 7 (2.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 233 (74.92%) PHP
2 195 (62.70%) JavaScript
3 42 (13.50%) SQL
4 23 (7.40%) PHP5
5 22 (7.07%) C#
6 16 (5.14%) Java
7 14 (4.50%) Ruby
8 12 (3.86%) Python
9 9 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.61%) Perl
12 4 (1.29%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.96%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.96%) C
14 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.64%) PHP4
14 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (3.54%) Nagios
2 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.64%) Plesk
4 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 40 (12.86%) Adobe
2 25 (8.04%) Zend
3 14 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.54%) Twitter
4 11 (3.54%) Ektron
5 9 (2.89%) RedDot
5 9 (2.89%) EPiServer
6 8 (2.57%) Oracle
6 8 (2.57%) Sony
7 7 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.25%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.93%) Google
8 6 (1.93%) VMware
8 6 (1.93%) Facebook
9 5 (1.61%) Apple
10 4 (1.29%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.29%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.96%) Sencha
12 2 (0.64%) Cisco
12 2 (0.64%) Juniper
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Rate: £0 - £32,000 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Propel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - 280 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Page Digital
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 180-230 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago