The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 35 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.07% - 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% - 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £215 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £238 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +21.66%
WordPress
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.88% 16.55% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 43
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £272 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Kent

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
5 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (50.00%) Sass
6 3 (37.50%) CMS
6 3 (37.50%) LAMP
6 3 (37.50%) Ajax
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
7 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (25.00%) Adobe
7 2 (25.00%) JSON
7 2 (25.00%) FTP
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) OOP
7 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (25.00%) cPanel
8 1 (12.50%) PayPal
8 1 (12.50%) Sage Pay
8 1 (12.50%) API Integration
8 1 (12.50%) git-flow
8 1 (12.50%) Content Development
8 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 1 (12.50%) LESS

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) git-flow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (12.50%) API Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Content Development
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) PayPal
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore