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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 328 374 327
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -47
Contract jobs citing WordPress 99 54 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 1.26% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 45 79
Median daily rate £350 £320 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -56.52%
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
4484 4294 4175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.67% 19.20% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3240 2891 2911
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 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 111 81
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.28 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 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 5 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 +31 10 £406 +26.95% 12
Harrow - 1 £350 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 149 (74.13%) CSS
2 141 (70.15%) HTML
3 135 (67.16%) PHP
4 123 (61.19%) JavaScript
5 73 (36.32%) HTML5
6 70 (34.83%) jQuery
7 68 (33.83%) CSS3
8 60 (29.85%) MySQL
9 57 (28.36%) CMS
10 53 (26.37%) Web Development
11 51 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (25.37%) Front End Development
12 42 (20.90%) Git (software)
13 34 (16.92%) MVC
14 32 (15.92%) Photoshop
15 30 (14.93%) Drupal
15 30 (14.93%) AngularJS
16 28 (13.93%) E-Commerce
17 27 (13.43%) OO
18 26 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (12.94%) Sass
19 24 (11.94%) LAMP
20 22 (10.95%) Linux
20 22 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
21 21 (10.45%) Marketing
21 21 (10.45%) Scrum
21 21 (10.45%) LESS
22 20 (9.95%) User Experience
22 20 (9.95%) Publishing
23 18 (8.96%) Content Management

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 (28.36%) CMS
2 30 (14.93%) Drupal
3 15 (7.46%) Node.js
4 12 (5.97%) Apache
5 10 (4.98%) Joomla!
6 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (2.49%) ExpressionEngine
8 5 (2.49%) nginx
9 4 (1.99%) Magnolia
10 3 (1.49%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.50%) PrestaShop
12 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (15.92%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.48%) MS Office
4 8 (3.98%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.49%) InDesign
6 4 (1.99%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.50%) MS Project
8 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.97%) Magento
2 3 (1.49%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.00%) Unica
4 1 (0.50%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.46%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.98%) GitHub
4 7 (3.48%) MailChimp
5 5 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.49%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.00%) Heroku
7 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.00%) Office 365
8 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.50%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.50%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) Intranet
2 5 (2.49%) HTTP
3 4 (1.99%) DNS
3 4 (1.99%) FTP
3 4 (1.99%) SSH
3 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.49%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.00%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) DHCP
6 1 (0.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.85%) MySQL
2 8 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.99%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.97%) Grunt
3 11 (5.47%) gulp
3 11 (5.47%) Subversion
4 7 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.48%) JIRA
5 4 (1.99%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.49%) Selenium
6 3 (1.49%) Sublime Text
7 2 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.00%) git-flow
7 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (10.45%) Marketing
2 20 (9.95%) Publishing
3 7 (3.48%) Finance
4 4 (1.99%) Advertising
4 4 (1.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (78.61%) Developer
2 67 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 56 (27.86%) PHP Developer
4 40 (19.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (13.43%) Web Developer
6 18 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.97%) HTML Developer
7 14 (6.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.47%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Senior PHP Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Magento Developer
10 8 (3.98%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Digital Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Junior
11 6 (2.99%) MySQL Developer
11 6 (2.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Senior WordPress Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Web Manager
12 5 (2.49%) Analyst
12 5 (2.49%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (74.13%) CSS
2 141 (70.15%) HTML
3 73 (36.32%) HTML5
4 70 (34.83%) jQuery
5 68 (33.83%) CSS3
6 30 (14.93%) AngularJS
7 26 (12.94%) Sass
7 26 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (11.94%) LAMP
9 21 (10.45%) LESS
10 17 (8.46%) Web Services
11 16 (7.96%) Ajax
11 16 (7.96%) REST
12 13 (6.47%) Laravel
13 11 (5.47%) Symfony
14 10 (4.98%) .NET
14 10 (4.98%) JSON
14 10 (4.98%) XML
15 7 (3.48%) CakePHP
16 6 (2.99%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) User Experience
2 12 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.48%) Social Media
4 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.49%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.49%) Blog
7 2 (1.00%) Animation
7 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.00%) W3C
8 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.95%) Linux
2 6 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.49%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.49%) Android
4 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.49%) Windows
5 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
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 53 (26.37%) Web Development
2 51 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.37%) Front End Development
3 34 (16.92%) MVC
4 28 (13.93%) E-Commerce
5 27 (13.43%) OO
6 21 (10.45%) Scrum
7 18 (8.96%) Content Management
7 18 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (7.96%) TDD
9 15 (7.46%) Open Source
9 15 (7.46%) Web Application Development
10 14 (6.97%) Analytics
10 14 (6.97%) DevOps
10 14 (6.97%) OO PHP
11 11 (5.47%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.47%) Web Design
12 9 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.48%) Migration
12 9 (4.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 135 (67.16%) PHP
2 123 (61.19%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.46%) Ruby
4 16 (7.96%) SQL
5 14 (6.97%) Java
6 10 (4.98%) Python
7 6 (2.99%) C#
8 5 (2.49%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.49%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.49%) Scala
10 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) 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 (1.49%) WCAG
2 1 (0.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.00%) cPanel
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Nagios
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (8.46%) Adobe
2 12 (5.97%) Zend
3 10 (4.98%) Twitter
4 8 (3.98%) Google
4 8 (3.98%) RedDot
5 6 (2.99%) Facebook
5 6 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.49%) Akamai
6 5 (2.49%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle
7 4 (1.99%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.49%) CODA
8 3 (1.49%) Marketo
8 3 (1.49%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.50%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.50%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.50%) Sage
9 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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