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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 346 314 329
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Contract jobs citing WordPress 54 102 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 2.45% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 41
Average daily rate
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£320 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £447 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £228
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-56.52% -83.00%
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
4288 4161 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.07% 17.83% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2877 2905 2510
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 77 146
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +13 15 £320 -1.53% 12
Twickenham - 1 £375 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 71 (61.21%) HTML
2 68 (58.62%) PHP
2 68 (58.62%) CSS
3 59 (50.86%) JavaScript
4 51 (43.97%) jQuery
5 47 (40.52%) MySQL
6 40 (34.48%) HTML5
7 39 (33.62%) CMS
8 38 (32.76%) CSS3
9 28 (24.14%) Drupal
10 24 (20.69%) Git (software)
11 23 (19.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (19.83%) OO
12 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (16.38%) OO PHP
14 18 (15.52%) Ajax
15 17 (14.66%) LAMP
15 17 (14.66%) Marketing
15 17 (14.66%) Photoshop
16 15 (12.93%) PHP5
17 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
18 12 (10.34%) Sass
19 11 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (9.48%) Joomla!
19 11 (9.48%) Advertising
20 10 (8.62%) Linux
20 10 (8.62%) JSON
20 10 (8.62%) Web Development
20 10 (8.62%) Google
21 9 (7.76%) LESS

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 39 (33.62%) CMS
2 28 (24.14%) Drupal
3 11 (9.48%) Joomla!
4 9 (7.76%) Apache
5 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.31%) Node.js
6 3 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.72%) nginx
7 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.72%) IIS
7 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.86%) Confluence
8 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.72%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.86%) InDesign
5 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) GitHub
2 2 (1.72%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Heroku
3 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) Intranet
2 2 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.86%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.52%) MySQL
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.31%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.86%) Xcode
5 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.86%) Grunt
5 1 (0.86%) Sublime Text
General
1 17 (14.66%) Marketing
2 11 (9.48%) Advertising
3 8 (6.90%) Publishing
4 4 (3.45%) Finance
5 3 (2.59%) Games
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
6 2 (1.72%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (82.76%) Developer
2 33 (28.45%) WordPress Developer
3 32 (27.59%) PHP Developer
4 25 (21.55%) Front-End Developer
5 19 (16.38%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Designer
7 6 (5.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.59%) CSS Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Programmer
10 3 (2.59%) HTML Developer
10 3 (2.59%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (2.59%) PHP Programmer
10 3 (2.59%) LAMP Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.72%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Python Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (61.21%) HTML
2 68 (58.62%) CSS
3 51 (43.97%) jQuery
4 40 (34.48%) HTML5
5 38 (32.76%) CSS3
6 18 (15.52%) Ajax
7 17 (14.66%) LAMP
8 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.34%) Sass
10 11 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (8.62%) JSON
12 9 (7.76%) LESS
13 8 (6.90%) REST
14 7 (6.03%) Web Services
15 6 (5.17%) Laravel
16 4 (3.45%) XML
16 4 (3.45%) Symfony
16 4 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
17 3 (2.59%) XHTML
17 3 (2.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Social Media
1 8 (6.90%) User Experience
2 7 (6.03%) Open Source
3 4 (3.45%) Blog
3 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.72%) W3C
4 2 (1.72%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.72%) Animation
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.86%) Android
4 1 (0.86%) CentOS
4 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) OO
1 23 (19.83%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.38%) OO PHP
4 10 (8.62%) Web Development
5 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.90%) MVC
7 7 (6.03%) OOP
8 6 (5.17%) Web Design
8 6 (5.17%) Content Management
8 6 (5.17%) Analytics
9 5 (4.31%) BDD
10 4 (3.45%) DevOps
10 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.59%) iOS Development
11 3 (2.59%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.59%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.59%) Scrum
11 3 (2.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.62%) PHP
2 59 (50.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.93%) PHP5
4 5 (4.31%) Java
5 4 (3.45%) Python
6 3 (2.59%) Ruby
6 3 (2.59%) SQL
7 1 (0.86%) Perl
7 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (1.72%) cPanel
3 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.86%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Google
2 8 (6.90%) Adobe
3 6 (5.17%) Zend
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.59%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.59%) Twitter
6 2 (1.72%) F5
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) Facebook
7 1 (0.86%) Siebel
7 1 (0.86%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.86%) Omniture
7 1 (0.86%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.86%) New Relic
7 1 (0.86%) ExactTarget
7 1 (0.86%) PayPal
7 1 (0.86%) WorldPay
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £11 - £14 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Aquent
Rate: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum £22k - £30k
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £300-350 pd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago