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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 320 369 310
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -59
Contract jobs citing WordPress 106 55 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 1.29% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 74
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £424 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £238 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -61.66%
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
3964 4278 4144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.31% 18.32% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2851 2778
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £569 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 102 76
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.54 £35.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +43 20 £325 -7.80% 9
Harrow - 1 £350 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 133 (68.91%) CSS
2 131 (67.88%) PHP
3 129 (66.84%) HTML
4 125 (64.77%) JavaScript
5 67 (34.72%) HTML5
6 61 (31.61%) CSS3
6 61 (31.61%) jQuery
7 57 (29.53%) MySQL
8 54 (27.98%) CMS
8 54 (27.98%) Web Development
9 49 (25.39%) Front End Development
10 46 (23.83%) Git (software)
11 43 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (17.62%) Drupal
13 31 (16.06%) MVC
14 26 (13.47%) OO
14 26 (13.47%) Sass
15 25 (12.95%) AngularJS
16 24 (12.44%) E-Commerce
17 23 (11.92%) Linux
17 23 (11.92%) LAMP
18 22 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (11.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (10.88%) Marketing
19 21 (10.88%) Content Management
20 20 (10.36%) REST
20 20 (10.36%) User Experience
21 19 (9.84%) Web Services
22 17 (8.81%) Photoshop
22 17 (8.81%) Adobe

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 54 (27.98%) CMS
2 34 (17.62%) Drupal
3 12 (6.22%) Apache
3 12 (6.22%) Joomla!
4 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.59%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (2.59%) nginx
7 4 (2.07%) Magnolia
8 3 (1.55%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.04%) IIS
9 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.52%) Moodle
10 1 (0.52%) PrestaShop
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (8.81%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.07%) Fireworks
4 4 (2.07%) InDesign
5 3 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (6.74%) Magento
2 3 (1.55%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.04%) Unica
4 1 (0.52%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.29%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.18%) GitHub
4 6 (3.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (3.11%) MailChimp
5 5 (2.59%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.04%) Boomi
7 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.04%) Force.com
7 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.04%) Heroku
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.04%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Intranet
2 6 (3.11%) DNS
3 5 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.55%) FTP
4 3 (1.55%) HTTP
4 3 (1.55%) SSH
5 2 (1.04%) Firewall
5 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.04%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) DHCP
6 1 (0.52%) Skype
6 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.53%) MySQL
2 7 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.55%) Big Data
6 2 (1.04%) GIS
6 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (23.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.25%) gulp
3 12 (6.22%) Subversion
4 11 (5.70%) Grunt
5 8 (4.15%) JIRA
6 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.07%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.55%) Selenium
8 3 (1.55%) Sublime Text
9 2 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.04%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (10.88%) Marketing
2 13 (6.74%) Publishing
3 7 (3.63%) Finance
4 2 (1.04%) Advertising
4 2 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (81.35%) Developer
2 59 (30.57%) WordPress Developer
3 58 (30.05%) PHP Developer
4 36 (18.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 26 (13.47%) Web Developer
6 16 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.70%) HTML Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Digital Developer
10 7 (3.63%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (3.63%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Web Manager
11 6 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Junior
11 6 (3.11%) Junior Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Magento Developer
12 5 (2.59%) Designer
12 5 (2.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 5 (2.59%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (68.91%) CSS
2 129 (66.84%) HTML
3 67 (34.72%) HTML5
4 61 (31.61%) CSS3
4 61 (31.61%) jQuery
5 26 (13.47%) Sass
6 25 (12.95%) AngularJS
7 23 (11.92%) LAMP
8 22 (11.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (10.36%) REST
10 19 (9.84%) Web Services
11 16 (8.29%) Laravel
12 15 (7.77%) Ajax
12 15 (7.77%) Node.js
12 15 (7.77%) Symfony
13 14 (7.25%) LESS
14 9 (4.66%) XML
15 8 (4.15%) .NET
15 8 (4.15%) CodeIgniter
15 8 (4.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.36%) User Experience
2 11 (5.70%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.63%) Social Media
4 6 (3.11%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.07%) Animation
5 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.55%) Blog
6 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.04%) W3C
8 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.92%) Linux
2 5 (2.59%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.07%) Windows
4 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.98%) Web Development
2 49 (25.39%) Front End Development
3 43 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.06%) MVC
5 26 (13.47%) OO
6 24 (12.44%) E-Commerce
7 21 (10.88%) Content Management
8 16 (8.29%) OO PHP
8 16 (8.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (7.77%) Open Source
10 14 (7.25%) DevOps
10 14 (7.25%) TDD
11 13 (6.74%) Analytics
11 13 (6.74%) OOP
12 12 (6.22%) Scrum
12 12 (6.22%) Web Application Development
13 11 (5.70%) Migration
13 11 (5.70%) Web Design
14 10 (5.18%) CRM
14 10 (5.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (67.88%) PHP
2 125 (64.77%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.29%) Java
3 16 (8.29%) Ruby
4 14 (7.25%) SQL
5 11 (5.70%) Python
6 4 (2.07%) C#
7 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.04%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.52%) PHP 4
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (4.66%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) WCAG
2 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.04%) Docker
1 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.04%) Graphite
2 2 (1.04%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (8.81%) Adobe
2 12 (6.22%) Zend
3 10 (5.18%) Google
4 9 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.15%) RedDot
5 8 (4.15%) Twitter
6 6 (3.11%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.59%) Facebook
8 4 (2.07%) Akamai
8 4 (2.07%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.55%) CODA
9 3 (1.55%) Marketo
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle
9 3 (1.55%) SAP
10 2 (1.04%) Informatica
10 2 (1.04%) New Relic
10 2 (1.04%) Splunk
10 2 (1.04%) Talend
11 1 (0.52%) Sage
11 1 (0.52%) Siebel
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