The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Kingston Upon Thames region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 6 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 13.04% - 6.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.29% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.51% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
17 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 36.96% 39.02% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Average daily rate £338 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WordPress
London

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
3 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) Magento
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SAP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards