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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 353 334 357
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Contract jobs citing WordPress 98 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 2.42% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 72 40
Median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +143.33%
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
4556 4460 4332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.79% 18.83% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3136 3030 2796
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 116
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +18 10 £325 -1.51% 5
Feltham - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £325 -
Chiswick - 2 £288 -
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 137 (68.16%) PHP
2 129 (64.18%) HTML
3 126 (62.69%) CSS
4 125 (62.19%) JavaScript
5 68 (33.83%) jQuery
6 65 (32.34%) HTML5
7 63 (31.34%) MySQL
8 56 (27.86%) CMS
8 56 (27.86%) Front End Development
9 52 (25.87%) Web Development
10 51 (25.37%) CSS3
11 50 (24.88%) Git (software)
12 40 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (18.41%) Drupal
14 31 (15.42%) Linux
14 31 (15.42%) User Experience
15 29 (14.43%) AngularJS
16 27 (13.43%) Marketing
17 26 (12.94%) LAMP
17 26 (12.94%) Sass
18 25 (12.44%) MVC
18 25 (12.44%) OO
18 25 (12.44%) Content Management
19 22 (10.95%) E-Commerce
20 21 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 19 (9.45%) DevOps
22 18 (8.96%) Photoshop
22 18 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
23 17 (8.46%) Web Services
23 17 (8.46%) Open Source

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 56 (27.86%) CMS
2 37 (18.41%) Drupal
3 10 (4.98%) Joomla!
4 8 (3.98%) Apache
4 8 (3.98%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.49%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.00%) eZ Publish
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (1.00%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.00%) Moodle
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.50%) PrestaShop
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (8.96%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.48%) MS Office
4 5 (2.49%) InDesign
4 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.00%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.00%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Magento
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.50%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.50%) Shopify
3 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.48%) GitHub
4 5 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.99%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.49%) MailChimp
7 2 (1.00%) Boomi
7 2 (1.00%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.00%) Dropbox
7 2 (1.00%) Force.com
7 2 (1.00%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.00%) Google Drive
7 2 (1.00%) Office 365
7 2 (1.00%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) DNS
2 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.00%) DHCP
3 2 (1.00%) Firewall
3 2 (1.00%) Intranet
3 2 (1.00%) Network Security
3 2 (1.00%) Skype
3 2 (1.00%) SSH
4 1 (0.50%) FTP
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.34%) MySQL
2 6 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.00%) Big Data
5 2 (1.00%) GIS
5 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (24.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.47%) gulp
3 11 (5.47%) Subversion
4 10 (4.98%) Grunt
5 9 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.49%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.49%) Bower
6 5 (2.49%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.49%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.49%) JIRA
7 3 (1.49%) webpack
8 2 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.00%) Selenium
8 2 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (13.43%) Marketing
2 7 (3.48%) Publishing
3 5 (2.49%) Finance
3 5 (2.49%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Legal
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
5 2 (1.00%) Law
5 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
6 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (80.10%) Developer
2 64 (31.84%) WordPress Developer
3 53 (26.37%) PHP Developer
4 43 (21.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (8.46%) Web Developer
6 14 (6.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (4.98%) HTML Developer
8 9 (4.48%) Analyst
8 9 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (3.98%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.98%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.48%) Digital Developer
10 7 (3.48%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Creative Developer
12 5 (2.49%) Angular Developer
12 5 (2.49%) Designer
12 5 (2.49%) Drupal Specialist
12 5 (2.49%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.49%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (64.18%) HTML
2 126 (62.69%) CSS
3 68 (33.83%) jQuery
4 65 (32.34%) HTML5
5 51 (25.37%) CSS3
6 29 (14.43%) AngularJS
7 26 (12.94%) LAMP
7 26 (12.94%) Sass
8 21 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (8.46%) Web Services
10 15 (7.46%) LESS
11 13 (6.47%) Ajax
11 13 (6.47%) Laravel
11 13 (6.47%) REST
12 12 (5.97%) JSON
12 12 (5.97%) Node.js
13 10 (4.98%) Symfony
14 9 (4.48%) CodeIgniter
14 9 (4.48%) React
14 9 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.42%) User Experience
2 8 (3.98%) Blog
2 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.98%) Digital Media
3 7 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.99%) Social Media
5 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.99%) Animation
6 4 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.00%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.00%) W3C
9 1 (0.50%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.50%) BBC
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.50%) Social Network
9 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.42%) Linux
2 5 (2.49%) Mac OS X
2 5 (2.49%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) Android
3 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.86%) Front End Development
2 52 (25.87%) Web Development
3 40 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.44%) Content Management
4 25 (12.44%) MVC
4 25 (12.44%) OO
5 22 (10.95%) E-Commerce
6 19 (9.45%) DevOps
7 17 (8.46%) Open Source
8 15 (7.46%) OO PHP
8 15 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (5.97%) Migration
9 12 (5.97%) Web Application Development
10 11 (5.47%) OOP
10 11 (5.47%) TDD
11 10 (4.98%) Web Design
12 9 (4.48%) CRM
13 8 (3.98%) ERP
14 7 (3.48%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (3.48%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 137 (68.16%) PHP
2 125 (62.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.97%) Ruby
4 10 (4.98%) SQL
5 9 (4.48%) Java
6 5 (2.49%) Python
7 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.49%) C#
7 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.00%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.50%) PHP 4
9 1 (0.50%) Scala
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) VB6
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.50%) PMP
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.49%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Ansible
2 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.49%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) Graphite
3 2 (1.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 16 (7.96%) Adobe
2 11 (5.47%) Google
3 10 (4.98%) Zend
4 8 (3.98%) RedDot
5 7 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.48%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.49%) Sage
8 3 (1.49%) Akamai
8 3 (1.49%) Marketo
8 3 (1.49%) SAP
9 2 (1.00%) hybris
9 2 (1.00%) Informatica
9 2 (1.00%) New Relic
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle
9 2 (1.00%) Pardot
9 2 (1.00%) Splunk
9 2 (1.00%) Talend
9 2 (1.00%) VMware
10 1 (0.50%) Facebook
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