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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 318 326 347
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs citing WordPress 84 99 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.93% 2.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £331 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £231 £233
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.76%
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
4359 4542 3970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.84% 18.66% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3148 3140 2609
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 157
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.82 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

WordPress Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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 +16 21 £300 - 12
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 98 (60.87%) HTML
2 97 (60.25%) PHP
2 97 (60.25%) CSS
3 79 (49.07%) JavaScript
4 58 (36.02%) CMS
4 58 (36.02%) jQuery
5 53 (32.92%) HTML5
6 51 (31.68%) MySQL
7 41 (25.47%) CSS3
8 38 (23.60%) Drupal
9 27 (16.77%) Marketing
10 26 (16.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (14.29%) MVC
11 23 (14.29%) Linux
12 21 (13.04%) PHP5
13 19 (11.80%) Zend
13 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
13 19 (11.80%) .NET
13 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (11.18%) E-Commerce
14 18 (11.18%) Social Media
15 16 (9.94%) Web Services
16 15 (9.32%) LAMP
17 14 (8.70%) OO
17 14 (8.70%) Google
17 14 (8.70%) Ajax
18 13 (8.07%) Open Source
18 13 (8.07%) Photoshop
18 13 (8.07%) Java
18 13 (8.07%) Twitter Bootstrap

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 58 (36.02%) CMS
2 38 (23.60%) Drupal
3 12 (7.45%) Apache
4 10 (6.21%) Joomla!
5 7 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.11%) IIS
7 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.48%) Node.js
7 4 (2.48%) Jadu
8 3 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.86%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.86%) nginx
9 2 (1.24%) Content Management Server
9 2 (1.24%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (1.24%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.24%) DNN
9 2 (1.24%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.62%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.86%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.24%) MS Office
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.62%) InDesign
5 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Magento
2 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.24%) osCommerce
3 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.62%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) SaaS
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) PaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.24%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.62%) Force.com
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.62%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) Intranet
2 7 (4.35%) Internet
3 4 (2.48%) SSL
4 3 (1.86%) HTTP
5 2 (1.24%) LDAP
5 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.24%) SSH
6 1 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.68%) MySQL
2 5 (3.11%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.24%) Redis
5 2 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.62%) Big Data
6 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.45%) Subversion
3 8 (4.97%) PHPUnit
4 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.24%) JUnit
7 2 (1.24%) Maven
7 2 (1.24%) Grunt
8 1 (0.62%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.62%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.62%) JIRA
8 1 (0.62%) RSpec
8 1 (0.62%) Behat
8 1 (0.62%) Hudson
8 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 27 (16.77%) Marketing
2 11 (6.83%) Advertising
3 6 (3.73%) Publishing
3 6 (3.73%) Back Office
4 5 (3.11%) Retail
5 4 (2.48%) Finance
5 4 (2.48%) Games
6 3 (1.86%) Local Government
7 2 (1.24%) Automotive
7 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (77.64%) Developer
2 45 (27.95%) PHP Developer
3 42 (26.09%) WordPress Developer
4 33 (20.50%) Front-End Developer
5 24 (14.91%) Web Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Designer
8 8 (4.97%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (3.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (1.86%) Digital Content Designer
11 3 (1.86%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (1.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (1.86%) Consultant
11 3 (1.86%) Programme Manager
11 3 (1.86%) Junior
11 3 (1.86%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.24%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (60.87%) HTML
2 97 (60.25%) CSS
3 58 (36.02%) jQuery
4 53 (32.92%) HTML5
5 41 (25.47%) CSS3
6 19 (11.80%) .NET
7 16 (9.94%) Web Services
8 15 (9.32%) LAMP
9 14 (8.70%) Ajax
10 13 (8.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (7.45%) XML
12 11 (6.83%) XHTML
12 11 (6.83%) AngularJS
13 10 (6.21%) Sass
13 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET
14 9 (5.59%) CodeIgniter
14 9 (5.59%) SOAP
15 8 (4.97%) Symfony
16 7 (4.35%) RESTful
16 7 (4.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Social Media
2 13 (8.07%) Open Source
3 11 (6.83%) User Experience
4 4 (2.48%) GIS
4 4 (2.48%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.48%) Animation
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.24%) W3C
6 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.24%) Blog
6 2 (1.24%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.62%) Podcast
7 1 (0.62%) Social Network
7 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.29%) Linux
2 10 (6.21%) Windows
3 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.86%) Android
3 3 (1.86%) CentOS
3 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 23 (14.29%) MVC
3 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.18%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.70%) OO
6 12 (7.45%) OOP
6 12 (7.45%) Content Management
6 12 (7.45%) Web Development
7 9 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (5.59%) Scrum
8 7 (4.35%) Web Design
9 6 (3.73%) Migration
9 6 (3.73%) SEO
9 6 (3.73%) OO PHP
10 5 (3.11%) DevOps
10 5 (3.11%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.11%) Workflow
10 5 (3.11%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.48%) CRM
11 4 (2.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (60.25%) PHP
2 79 (49.07%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.04%) PHP5
4 13 (8.07%) Java
5 9 (5.59%) Ruby
5 9 (5.59%) C#
6 7 (4.35%) SQL
7 3 (1.86%) Perl
7 3 (1.86%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.62%) C
8 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.73%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Varnish
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.24%) cPanel
2 2 (1.24%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.62%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.62%) Kibana
3 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Zend
2 14 (8.70%) Google
3 12 (7.45%) Twitter
4 10 (6.21%) Facebook
5 9 (5.59%) Adobe
6 7 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.86%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.86%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.86%) Akamai
7 3 (1.86%) VMware
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.24%) RedDot
9 1 (0.62%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.62%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.62%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle
9 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
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