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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 413 471 442
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -29
Contract jobs citing WordPress 190 120 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 1.40% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 90 85
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £251 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
8601 8554 7992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.23% 18.23% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 5378 4828
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 296 299
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 +46 96 £328 +9.16% 55
South East 0 21 £303 +0.83% 25
South West +9 19 £238 +25.00% 9
North West -11 16 £275 - 30
Yorkshire -1 14 £300 - 20
West Midlands -1 12 £267 -2.90% 13
East Midlands -8 7 £375 +87.50% 20
East of England +6 4 £163 -13.33% 14
WordPress
UK

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 272 (69.57%) HTML
2 254 (64.96%) PHP
3 251 (64.19%) CSS
4 216 (55.24%) JavaScript
5 118 (30.18%) CMS
6 115 (29.41%) jQuery
7 109 (27.88%) HTML5
8 105 (26.85%) MySQL
9 84 (21.48%) CSS3
10 82 (20.97%) Front End Development
11 79 (20.20%) Drupal
12 72 (18.41%) Git (software)
13 67 (17.14%) Photoshop
14 64 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
15 55 (14.07%) AngularJS
16 54 (13.81%) MVC
17 53 (13.55%) E-Commerce
18 52 (13.30%) Magento
19 48 (12.28%) Web Development
19 48 (12.28%) Linux
19 48 (12.28%) LAMP
20 47 (12.02%) Sass
21 45 (11.51%) SQL
22 43 (11.00%) Marketing
23 39 (9.97%) OO
24 38 (9.72%) LESS
25 37 (9.46%) Node.js
25 37 (9.46%) .NET
26 36 (9.21%) Social Media
27 35 (8.95%) User Experience

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 118 (30.18%) CMS
2 79 (20.20%) Drupal
3 37 (9.46%) Node.js
4 34 (8.70%) Apache
5 26 (6.65%) Joomla!
6 22 (5.63%) Umbraco
7 17 (4.35%) nginx
8 14 (3.58%) ExpressionEngine
9 8 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.53%) IIS
10 6 (1.53%) Magnolia
11 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.77%) DNN
13 3 (0.77%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.51%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.51%) concrete5
14 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.51%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (17.14%) Photoshop
2 19 (4.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (4.60%) MS Excel
4 11 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.30%) MS Office
6 5 (1.28%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.02%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.77%) InDesign
8 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.51%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.51%) GIMP
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.26%) MS Project
10 1 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 52 (13.30%) Magento
2 6 (1.53%) BigMachines
2 6 (1.53%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.51%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.12%) Google Analytics
2 17 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.81%) MailChimp
4 10 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.53%) AdWords
6 6 (1.53%) GitHub
6 6 (1.53%) SaaS
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.51%) Heroku
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.51%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.18%) Intranet
2 9 (2.30%) HTTP
3 6 (1.53%) DNS
4 4 (1.02%) FTP
4 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) Internet
6 2 (0.51%) Firewall
6 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.51%) Network Security
6 2 (0.51%) Skype
6 2 (0.51%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) SMTP
7 1 (0.26%) WebEx
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (26.85%) MySQL
2 21 (5.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.51%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.51%) SQLite
7 1 (0.26%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (18.41%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.88%) Grunt
3 21 (5.37%) Subversion
4 14 (3.58%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.07%) JIRA
6 11 (2.81%) FogBugz
7 10 (2.56%) Selenium
7 10 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 9 (2.30%) gulp
9 8 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (1.02%) Sublime Text
11 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.77%) git-flow
13 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.51%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (11.00%) Marketing
2 33 (8.44%) Publishing
3 11 (2.81%) Advertising
3 11 (2.81%) Finance
4 7 (1.79%) Retail
5 3 (0.77%) Back Office
5 3 (0.77%) Legal
5 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 293 (74.94%) Developer
2 127 (32.48%) PHP Developer
3 115 (29.41%) WordPress Developer
4 67 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 66 (16.88%) Web Developer
6 50 (12.79%) HTML Developer
7 33 (8.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 32 (8.18%) HTML CSS Developer
9 22 (5.63%) Magento Developer
10 19 (4.86%) PHP Web Developer
11 15 (3.84%) Designer
11 15 (3.84%) Senior Developer
12 14 (3.58%) Drupal Developer
13 12 (3.07%) Digital Developer
13 12 (3.07%) Junior
13 12 (3.07%) PHP Magento Developer
14 11 (2.81%) Angular Developer
14 11 (2.81%) MySQL Developer
14 11 (2.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 11 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (69.57%) HTML
2 251 (64.19%) CSS
3 115 (29.41%) jQuery
4 109 (27.88%) HTML5
5 84 (21.48%) CSS3
6 55 (14.07%) AngularJS
7 48 (12.28%) LAMP
8 47 (12.02%) Sass
9 38 (9.72%) LESS
10 37 (9.46%) .NET
11 28 (7.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (6.14%) Web Services
13 23 (5.88%) ASP.NET
14 21 (5.37%) Ajax
14 21 (5.37%) Laravel
15 16 (4.09%) Symfony
16 14 (3.58%) Razor View Engine
16 14 (3.58%) XML
17 13 (3.32%) RESTful
18 12 (3.07%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.21%) Social Media
2 35 (8.95%) User Experience
3 21 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.56%) Blog
6 9 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.79%) W3C
8 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.53%) Copywriting
9 4 (1.02%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.51%) Animation
10 2 (0.51%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.51%) NHS
11 1 (0.26%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.26%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.26%) SCORM
11 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.26%) Statistics
11 1 (0.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.28%) Linux
2 13 (3.32%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.81%) Android
4 9 (2.30%) Windows
5 7 (1.79%) Unix
6 5 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.02%) CentOS
7 4 (1.02%) Debian
7 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.77%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) SUSE
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.97%) Front End Development
2 64 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (13.81%) MVC
4 53 (13.55%) E-Commerce
5 48 (12.28%) Web Development
6 39 (9.97%) OO
7 33 (8.44%) Content Management
8 31 (7.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (6.65%) Analytics
9 26 (6.65%) Scrum
10 24 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.88%) SEO
12 22 (5.63%) Web Design
13 19 (4.86%) TDD
14 18 (4.60%) Project Management
15 15 (3.84%) Open Source
16 14 (3.58%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (3.58%) OO PHP
17 13 (3.32%) OOP
18 12 (3.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 254 (64.96%) PHP
2 216 (55.24%) JavaScript
3 45 (11.51%) SQL
4 33 (8.44%) Java
5 19 (4.86%) C#
6 17 (4.35%) Python
7 16 (4.09%) Ruby
8 7 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.53%) Apex Code
9 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.28%) VB
11 4 (1.02%) PHP 5
11 4 (1.02%) Scala
12 3 (0.77%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.77%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.77%) C++
12 3 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.51%) Perl
13 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 13 (3.32%) Degree
2 6 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.28%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) WCAG
3 3 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.02%) Puppet
3 2 (0.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.51%) cPanel
3 2 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (7.42%) Adobe
2 28 (7.16%) Google
3 21 (5.37%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.86%) Twitter
4 19 (4.86%) Zend
5 13 (3.32%) Oracle
6 12 (3.07%) Facebook
7 8 (2.05%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.53%) Siebel
9 5 (1.28%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.02%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.77%) CODA
11 3 (0.77%) VMware
12 2 (0.51%) Akamai
12 2 (0.51%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.51%) PayPal
12 2 (0.51%) Red Gate
13 1 (0.26%) Isilon
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