The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 323 317 353
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Contract jobs citing WordPress 90 98 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 2.20% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £255 £235
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £24.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -30.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £26.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+39.04% +50.00%
WordPress
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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4704 4459 4340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.07% 19.00% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 2916 2763
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 137
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £45.00 £49.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in London

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in London

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in London

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in London

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
City of London -19 15 £355 -11.25% 4
Twickenham - 3 £375 -
Croydon -16 2 - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 96 (66.67%) HTML
2 87 (60.42%) CSS
3 86 (59.72%) PHP
4 80 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 54 (37.50%) MySQL
6 51 (35.42%) jQuery
7 42 (29.17%) HTML5
8 41 (28.47%) CMS
9 38 (26.39%) CSS3
10 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (19.44%) OO
11 28 (19.44%) Git (software)
12 26 (18.06%) LAMP
13 23 (15.97%) Drupal
14 22 (15.28%) E-Commerce
15 20 (13.89%) Content Management
16 19 (13.19%) Ajax
16 19 (13.19%) MVC
16 19 (13.19%) Linux
16 19 (13.19%) Magento
17 18 (12.50%) Apache
18 16 (11.11%) OO PHP
18 16 (11.11%) User Experience
19 15 (10.42%) Google
20 14 (9.72%) Web Development
20 14 (9.72%) Photoshop
21 13 (9.03%) Windows
21 13 (9.03%) Marketing
21 13 (9.03%) Publishing
21 13 (9.03%) Responsive Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 41 (28.47%) CMS
2 23 (15.97%) Drupal
3 18 (12.50%) Apache
4 8 (5.56%) Node.js
5 7 (4.86%) Joomla!
6 5 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (2.78%) nginx
7 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.39%) DNN
8 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) LiveLink
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.39%) MS Office
4 2 (1.39%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Magento
2 3 (2.08%) Shopify
2 3 (2.08%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.69%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.69%) Agresso
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Google Analytics
2 10 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.69%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.69%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) HTTP
1 7 (4.86%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) Firewall
3 4 (2.78%) DNS
3 4 (2.78%) SSH
3 4 (2.78%) PuTTY
4 3 (2.08%) Intranet
5 2 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.39%) WEP
5 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.39%) DHCP
5 2 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (37.50%) MySQL
2 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.78%) MarkLogic
4 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.39%) MS Access
5 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.25%) Subversion
3 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.47%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.47%) JIRA
5 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.39%) Selenium
6 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.39%) Redmine
6 2 (1.39%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.39%) Grunt
6 2 (1.39%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 13 (9.03%) Publishing
1 13 (9.03%) Marketing
2 10 (6.94%) Advertising
3 7 (4.86%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Finance
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (79.17%) Developer
2 31 (21.53%) WordPress Developer
3 29 (20.14%) PHP Developer
4 21 (14.58%) Front-End Developer
5 19 (13.19%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Magento Developer
7 8 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Junior
8 5 (3.47%) Junior Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Junior Web Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Designer
10 3 (2.08%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (2.08%) Administrator
10 3 (2.08%) Web Designer
10 3 (2.08%) Consultant
10 3 (2.08%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (66.67%) HTML
2 87 (60.42%) CSS
3 51 (35.42%) jQuery
4 42 (29.17%) HTML5
5 38 (26.39%) CSS3
6 26 (18.06%) LAMP
7 19 (13.19%) Ajax
8 12 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.25%) Sass
9 9 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (6.25%) .NET
9 9 (6.25%) Flash
9 9 (6.25%) REST
10 7 (4.86%) Web Services
11 6 (4.17%) Laravel
12 5 (3.47%) JSON
12 5 (3.47%) Symfony
12 5 (3.47%) React
12 5 (3.47%) Meteor
12 5 (3.47%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) User Experience
2 8 (5.56%) Social Media
3 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.47%) Wiki
4 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.78%) Animation
5 4 (2.78%) Blog
5 4 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.08%) W3C
6 3 (2.08%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.39%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Photography
8 1 (0.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.19%) Linux
2 13 (9.03%) Windows
3 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) CentOS
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.39%) SUSE
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) UNIX
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.44%) OO
3 22 (15.28%) E-Commerce
4 20 (13.89%) Content Management
5 19 (13.19%) MVC
6 16 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 14 (9.72%) Web Development
8 13 (9.03%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (9.03%) Analytics
9 10 (6.94%) BDD
9 10 (6.94%) Migration
10 8 (5.56%) Workflow
10 8 (5.56%) Web Design
11 7 (4.86%) Scrum
11 7 (4.86%) DevOps
12 6 (4.17%) CRM
13 5 (3.47%) Software Testing
13 5 (3.47%) Open Source
13 5 (3.47%) Load Testing
13 5 (3.47%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 86 (59.72%) PHP
2 80 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.56%) SQL
4 7 (4.86%) C#
4 7 (4.86%) PHP5
5 4 (2.78%) Python
5 4 (2.78%) Java
6 2 (1.39%) Perl
6 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.39%) VBScript
6 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.39%) Ruby
6 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.39%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Varnish
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.39%) Pingdom
2 2 (1.39%) Graphite
3 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (10.42%) Google
2 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.47%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.47%) Adobe
4 4 (2.78%) Zend
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.08%) New Relic
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle
6 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.39%) VMware
6 2 (1.39%) Akamai
6 2 (1.39%) F5
6 2 (1.39%) Splunk
6 2 (1.39%) Facebook
6 2 (1.39%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) ExactTarget
7 1 (0.69%) PayPal
7 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.69%) Demandware
7 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
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