The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 307 355 335
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -20
Contract jobs citing WordPress 99 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 1.53% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 61
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £159 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.04% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4432 4322 4628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.85% 17.81% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2910 2752 2993
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 136 162
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £14.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.15 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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England

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 +24 22 £400 +18.51% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £388 - 1
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
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England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 141 (70.15%) PHP
2 127 (63.18%) HTML
3 125 (62.19%) CSS
4 97 (48.26%) JavaScript
5 70 (34.83%) HTML5
6 64 (31.84%) CSS3
7 62 (30.85%) jQuery
7 62 (30.85%) MySQL
8 51 (25.37%) CMS
9 39 (19.40%) Web Development
10 36 (17.91%) Drupal
11 33 (16.42%) Linux
12 32 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (13.43%) E-Commerce
14 26 (12.94%) Git (software)
15 25 (12.44%) .NET
15 25 (12.44%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (11.94%) MVC
17 23 (11.44%) SharePoint
18 22 (10.95%) Open Source
19 21 (10.45%) Photoshop
20 20 (9.95%) Magento
21 19 (9.45%) Content Management
21 19 (9.45%) Ajax
22 17 (8.46%) Zend
22 17 (8.46%) Java
23 16 (7.96%) SQL Server
23 16 (7.96%) OO
23 16 (7.96%) LAMP
23 16 (7.96%) Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (25.37%) CMS
2 36 (17.91%) Drupal
3 23 (11.44%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.97%) Apache
5 10 (4.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (4.48%) ExpressionEngine
6 9 (4.48%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.99%) Node.js
8 4 (1.99%) nginx
8 4 (1.99%) Confluence
9 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.00%) Magnolia
10 2 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.00%) IIS
10 2 (1.00%) Moodle
11 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.50%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 21 (10.45%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.99%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.99%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (9.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.98%) SaaS
2 8 (3.98%) PaaS
3 7 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.49%) GitHub
5 2 (1.00%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (1.00%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) Heroku
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.47%) HTTP
2 10 (4.98%) Intranet
3 8 (3.98%) SSL
3 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.49%) LDAP
5 3 (1.49%) Internet
6 2 (1.00%) SMS
6 2 (1.00%) SSH
7 1 (0.50%) DNS
7 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.85%) MySQL
2 16 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.00%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.47%) Subversion
3 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.99%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (1.99%) JIRA
4 3 (1.49%) PHPUnit
4 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.00%) JUnit
5 2 (1.00%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.50%) Hudson
6 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.50%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.50%) Xdebug
General
1 16 (7.96%) Marketing
2 11 (5.47%) Publishing
3 10 (4.98%) Finance
4 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 136 (67.66%) Developer
2 40 (19.90%) Web Developer
2 40 (19.90%) Front-End Developer
3 30 (14.93%) PHP Developer
4 23 (11.44%) WordPress Developer
5 12 (5.97%) Designer
6 9 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
6 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.98%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.48%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.48%) Magento Developer
9 6 (2.99%) Analyst
9 6 (2.99%) Web Manager
9 6 (2.99%) Content Manager
10 5 (2.49%) Junior
11 4 (1.99%) PHP Magento Developer
11 4 (1.99%) Development Analyst
11 4 (1.99%) Lead Developer
11 4 (1.99%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (63.18%) HTML
2 125 (62.19%) CSS
3 70 (34.83%) HTML5
4 64 (31.84%) CSS3
5 62 (30.85%) jQuery
6 25 (12.44%) .NET
7 19 (9.45%) Ajax
8 16 (7.96%) LAMP
8 16 (7.96%) JSON
9 12 (5.97%) Web Services
10 9 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (4.48%) Sass
10 9 (4.48%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.98%) Backbone.js
11 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.98%) XHTML
12 7 (3.48%) Symfony
13 6 (2.99%) Zend Framework
14 5 (2.49%) RESTful
14 5 (2.49%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) Open Source
2 9 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.98%) Social Media
4 6 (2.99%) Blog
5 5 (2.49%) Social Network
5 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.99%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.99%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.00%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.00%) VLE
7 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.00%) W3C
7 2 (1.00%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.00%) FMCG
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.42%) Linux
2 7 (3.48%) UNIX
3 6 (2.99%) Windows
4 4 (1.99%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.99%) Android
5 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.40%) Web Development
2 32 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.43%) E-Commerce
4 25 (12.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (11.94%) MVC
6 19 (9.45%) Content Management
7 16 (7.96%) OO
8 13 (6.47%) SEO
8 13 (6.47%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.47%) OOP
10 11 (5.47%) Web Design
11 10 (4.98%) Project Management
12 9 (4.48%) DevOps
13 8 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (3.48%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (2.99%) Analytics
16 5 (2.49%) User Experience Design
16 5 (2.49%) Scrum
16 5 (2.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 141 (70.15%) PHP
2 97 (48.26%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.46%) Java
4 16 (7.96%) PHP5
5 11 (5.47%) Python
5 11 (5.47%) C#
5 11 (5.47%) SQL
6 10 (4.98%) Ruby
7 2 (1.00%) PHP4
8 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (4.48%) Security Cleared
1 9 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.50%) ISEB
2 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.99%) Varnish
2 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (8.46%) Zend
2 15 (7.46%) Adobe
3 10 (4.98%) VMware
3 10 (4.98%) Sitecore
4 8 (3.98%) Google
5 7 (3.48%) Twitter
6 4 (1.99%) Facebook
7 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.49%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.00%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.00%) Sencha
8 2 (1.00%) Akamai
8 2 (1.00%) Sony
8 2 (1.00%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.50%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.50%) Open Text
9 1 (0.50%) New Relic
9 1 (0.50%) ExactTarget
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