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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 350 328 327
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing WordPress 53 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 1.90% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 31
Average daily rate
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£315 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £439 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
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
4089 4206 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.66% 18.29% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2844 2531
Average daily rate £413 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 92 120
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £45.00 £50.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 18 £320 -1.53% 12
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 81 (60.00%) HTML
2 78 (57.78%) PHP
3 77 (57.04%) CSS
4 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 57 (42.22%) jQuery
6 50 (37.04%) HTML5
7 47 (34.81%) CMS
8 46 (34.07%) MySQL
9 43 (31.85%) CSS3
10 31 (22.96%) Responsive Web Design
11 27 (20.00%) Drupal
12 21 (15.56%) Marketing
12 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
13 16 (11.85%) AngularJS
13 16 (11.85%) LAMP
13 16 (11.85%) Advertising
13 16 (11.85%) Photoshop
14 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (10.37%) Sass
15 13 (9.63%) PHP5
15 13 (9.63%) Linux
16 12 (8.89%) OO
16 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
16 12 (8.89%) Social Media
16 12 (8.89%) LESS
16 12 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (8.15%) OOP
17 11 (8.15%) Web Services
17 11 (8.15%) Ajax
18 10 (7.41%) Web Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 47 (34.81%) CMS
2 27 (20.00%) Drupal
3 10 (7.41%) Joomla!
4 9 (6.67%) Apache
5 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.44%) Node.js
6 5 (3.70%) IIS
7 4 (2.96%) Jadu
8 3 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.22%) nginx
8 3 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.74%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.48%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.74%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Magento
2 4 (2.96%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.48%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.74%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.48%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Heroku
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Intranet
2 6 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) Firewall
3 2 (1.48%) DNS
3 2 (1.48%) SSL
3 2 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.74%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.74%) SSH
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.07%) MySQL
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.48%) Redis
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.93%) Subversion
3 3 (2.22%) JIRA
3 3 (2.22%) Grunt
3 3 (2.22%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.74%) Xcode
5 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (15.56%) Marketing
2 16 (11.85%) Advertising
3 5 (3.70%) Publishing
3 5 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Back Office
4 3 (2.22%) Finance
5 2 (1.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.48%) Interactive Media
5 2 (1.48%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (80.74%) Developer
2 42 (31.11%) PHP Developer
3 41 (30.37%) WordPress Developer
4 30 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (16.30%) Web Developer
6 14 (10.37%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.41%) Designer
8 8 (5.93%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.22%) LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.22%) CSS Developer
11 3 (2.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Digital Content Designer
11 3 (2.22%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (2.22%) PHP Programmer
11 3 (2.22%) Copywriter
11 3 (2.22%) Programmer
11 3 (2.22%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (60.00%) HTML
2 77 (57.04%) CSS
3 57 (42.22%) jQuery
4 50 (37.04%) HTML5
5 43 (31.85%) CSS3
6 16 (11.85%) AngularJS
6 16 (11.85%) LAMP
7 14 (10.37%) Sass
8 12 (8.89%) LESS
8 12 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (8.15%) Web Services
9 11 (8.15%) Ajax
10 9 (6.67%) XML
11 7 (5.19%) REST
12 6 (4.44%) XHTML
12 6 (4.44%) JSON
12 6 (4.44%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (3.70%) Symfony
13 5 (3.70%) SOAP
13 5 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Social Media
2 10 (7.41%) User Experience
2 10 (7.41%) Open Source
3 5 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.96%) Animation
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) Blog
6 2 (1.48%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.48%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.74%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Podcast
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) W3C
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.89%) OO
3 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
4 11 (8.15%) OOP
5 10 (7.41%) Web Development
6 8 (5.93%) Content Management
6 8 (5.93%) MVC
6 8 (5.93%) OO PHP
7 7 (5.19%) Web Design
8 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.96%) Analytics
9 4 (2.96%) iOS Development
9 4 (2.96%) SEO
9 4 (2.96%) Migration
10 3 (2.22%) CRM
10 3 (2.22%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.22%) Web Application Development
10 3 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.78%) PHP
2 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.63%) PHP5
4 7 (5.19%) Java
5 6 (4.44%) SQL
6 5 (3.70%) Python
6 5 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) cPanel
2 1 (0.74%) Nagios
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) Adobe
1 10 (7.41%) Google
2 7 (5.19%) Zend
3 6 (4.44%) Twitter
4 5 (3.70%) Facebook
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.48%) F5
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.74%) New Relic
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