The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 54 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing WordPress 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.90% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 0.92% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£260 - £188
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
WordPress
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
166 109 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.07% 20.41% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 42 92
Average daily rate £365 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £167 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.27 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £49.20 £29.80
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the Hertfordshire region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Hertfordshire region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford - 2 £260 -
Letchworth - - - -
WordPress
East of England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) HTML5
3 9 (60.00%) CSS3
4 8 (53.33%) Web Development
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) MySQL
6 6 (40.00%) CMS
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) Magento
8 4 (26.67%) Drupal
8 4 (26.67%) JSON
8 4 (26.67%) Joomla!
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) QA
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 3 (20.00%) SEO
9 3 (20.00%) CRM
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Time Management
9 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
2 4 (26.67%) Joomla!
2 4 (26.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Magento Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Joomla! Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) HTML5
3 9 (60.00%) CSS3
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Symfony
8 1 (6.67%) DOM
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
8 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
2 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) SEO
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
1 1 (6.67%) Facebook
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter
1 1 (6.67%) CyberSource
1 1 (6.67%) DataCash