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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 37 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% 1.35% 2.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 11.76% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-58.57% +10.23%
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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
49 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.31% 11.49% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 16
Average daily rate £243 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
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