The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 314 379 312
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -67
Contract jobs citing WordPress 104 46 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.34% 1.04% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 38 78
Median daily rate £350 £308 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -66.66%
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
4448 4408 4253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.45% 19.19% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3244 2950 2939
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 121 68
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +47 16 £338 +3.84% 10
Harrow - 1 £350 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 139 (69.50%) CSS
2 138 (69.00%) PHP
3 133 (66.50%) HTML
4 125 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 68 (34.00%) HTML5
6 66 (33.00%) jQuery
7 64 (32.00%) MySQL
8 62 (31.00%) CSS3
9 58 (29.00%) Web Development
10 57 (28.50%) CMS
11 49 (24.50%) Front End Development
12 44 (22.00%) Git (software)
13 43 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (18.00%) MVC
15 32 (16.00%) Drupal
16 28 (14.00%) OO
16 28 (14.00%) AngularJS
17 27 (13.50%) E-Commerce
17 27 (13.50%) LAMP
18 25 (12.50%) Sass
19 24 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (12.00%) Linux
20 22 (11.00%) Photoshop
20 22 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
21 21 (10.50%) Marketing
21 21 (10.50%) Content Management
22 20 (10.00%) REST
23 19 (9.50%) User Experience
24 17 (8.50%) SQL
24 17 (8.50%) Amazon EC2

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (28.50%) CMS
2 32 (16.00%) Drupal
3 14 (7.00%) Apache
3 14 (7.00%) Node.js
4 11 (5.50%) Joomla!
5 7 (3.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (2.50%) nginx
7 4 (2.00%) Magnolia
8 3 (1.50%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.00%) IIS
9 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.50%) PrestaShop
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (11.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
3 8 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.00%) InDesign
5 3 (1.50%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Magento
2 3 (1.50%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.00%) Unica
4 1 (0.50%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.50%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.00%) GitHub
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (3.00%) MailChimp
6 5 (2.50%) Google Analytics
7 4 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.00%) Heroku
9 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (1.00%) Office 365
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) Intranet
2 6 (3.00%) DNS
3 5 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.00%) HTTP
4 4 (2.00%) SSH
5 3 (1.50%) Firewall
5 3 (1.50%) FTP
5 3 (1.50%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) DHCP
6 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.00%) MySQL
2 8 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.00%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.00%) Subversion
3 11 (5.50%) Grunt
3 11 (5.50%) gulp
4 8 (4.00%) JIRA
5 5 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.00%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.50%) Sublime Text
8 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.00%) Selenium
9 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (10.50%) Marketing
2 16 (8.00%) Publishing
3 7 (3.50%) Finance
4 4 (2.00%) Retail
5 3 (1.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (79.50%) Developer
2 64 (32.00%) WordPress Developer
3 60 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 36 (18.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 30 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 17 (8.50%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.50%) HTML Developer
9 10 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
10 9 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (4.00%) Magento Developer
11 8 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Digital Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Web Manager
13 6 (3.00%) Junior
13 6 (3.00%) MySQL Developer
13 6 (3.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 6 (3.00%) Senior WordPress Developer
14 5 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (2.50%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (69.50%) CSS
2 133 (66.50%) HTML
3 68 (34.00%) HTML5
4 66 (33.00%) jQuery
5 62 (31.00%) CSS3
6 28 (14.00%) AngularJS
7 27 (13.50%) LAMP
8 25 (12.50%) Sass
9 24 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (10.00%) REST
11 16 (8.00%) Laravel
11 16 (8.00%) Web Services
12 15 (7.50%) Ajax
12 15 (7.50%) Symfony
13 13 (6.50%) LESS
14 10 (5.00%) .NET
14 10 (5.00%) XML
15 9 (4.50%) JSON
16 8 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
17 7 (3.50%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.50%) User Experience
2 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.00%) Social Media
4 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.50%) Animation
6 3 (1.50%) Blog
6 3 (1.50%) W3C
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.50%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (2.50%) Mac OS X
2 5 (2.50%) Windows
3 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.00%) Web Development
2 49 (24.50%) Front End Development
3 43 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.00%) MVC
5 28 (14.00%) OO
6 27 (13.50%) E-Commerce
7 21 (10.50%) Content Management
8 16 (8.00%) OO PHP
8 16 (8.00%) TDD
9 15 (7.50%) DevOps
9 15 (7.50%) Open Source
9 15 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (7.00%) Analytics
10 14 (7.00%) Web Application Development
11 12 (6.00%) Scrum
12 11 (5.50%) Migration
12 11 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.50%) Web Design
13 10 (5.00%) OOP
14 9 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 138 (69.00%) PHP
2 125 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.50%) SQL
4 15 (7.50%) Ruby
5 14 (7.00%) Java
6 9 (4.50%) Python
7 6 (3.00%) C#
8 5 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.00%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.00%) Scala
11 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.50%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 11 (5.50%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.50%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) Graphite
3 2 (1.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) cPanel
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (7.50%) Adobe
2 12 (6.00%) Zend
3 9 (4.50%) Twitter
4 8 (4.00%) Google
4 8 (4.00%) RedDot
5 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.00%) Facebook
7 5 (2.50%) Akamai
7 5 (2.50%) Oracle
8 4 (2.00%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.50%) CODA
9 3 (1.50%) Marketo
10 2 (1.00%) New Relic
10 2 (1.00%) Splunk
11 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.50%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.50%) Optimizely
11 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.50%) Sage
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