The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.44%
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
56 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.67% 14.65% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 23
Average daily rate £425 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £458 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 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
Tonbridge - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £325 -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Joomla!
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Magento
4 2 (40.00%) Drupal
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) PayPal
4 2 (40.00%) Sage Pay
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) MailChimp
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) Flash
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Animation
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (60.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Magento
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Sage Pay
2 1 (20.00%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) PayPal
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter