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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 338 367 346
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -21
Contract jobs citing WordPress 77 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 1.34% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £149 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
4482 4567 4754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.61% 18.22% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3001 3016 3076
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £59.00 £43.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +29 16 £350 - 12
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £406 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £450 - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 129 (67.54%) PHP
2 120 (62.83%) HTML
3 118 (61.78%) CSS
4 93 (48.69%) JavaScript
5 61 (31.94%) HTML5
6 54 (28.27%) MySQL
7 51 (26.70%) jQuery
7 51 (26.70%) CSS3
8 50 (26.18%) CMS
9 38 (19.90%) Drupal
9 38 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (18.85%) Linux
11 31 (16.23%) Web Development
12 23 (12.04%) E-Commerce
13 22 (11.52%) .NET
13 22 (11.52%) Marketing
13 22 (11.52%) Git (software)
14 21 (10.99%) MVC
15 19 (9.95%) Open Source
15 19 (9.95%) Zend
15 19 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (9.42%) User Experience
16 18 (9.42%) Photoshop
16 18 (9.42%) SharePoint
17 17 (8.90%) Java
17 17 (8.90%) LAMP
17 17 (8.90%) PHP5
18 15 (7.85%) Ajax
18 15 (7.85%) Magento
19 14 (7.33%) Continuous Integration

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 50 (26.18%) CMS
2 38 (19.90%) Drupal
3 18 (9.42%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.81%) Apache
5 10 (5.24%) ExpressionEngine
6 9 (4.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (3.66%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.09%) nginx
8 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.57%) Node.js
9 3 (1.57%) IIS
9 3 (1.57%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.05%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.05%) DNN
10 2 (1.05%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.52%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (9.42%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.62%) MS Office
4 4 (2.09%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.52%) InDesign
6 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (7.85%) Magento
2 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) SaaS
1 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.19%) PaaS
3 3 (1.57%) GitHub
3 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.05%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Force.com
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.81%) HTTP
2 10 (5.24%) Intranet
3 8 (4.19%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.19%) SSL
4 5 (2.62%) LDAP
5 4 (2.09%) SSH
6 3 (1.57%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (28.27%) MySQL
2 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.62%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.52%) Big Data
6 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (11.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.24%) Subversion
3 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.62%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.09%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.09%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.05%) Maven
6 2 (1.05%) JUnit
6 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.52%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.52%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) Behat
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) RSpec
General
1 22 (11.52%) Marketing
2 13 (6.81%) Publishing
3 11 (5.76%) Finance
4 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (70.16%) Developer
2 42 (21.99%) Front-End Developer
3 34 (17.80%) Web Developer
4 27 (14.14%) WordPress Developer
5 25 (13.09%) PHP Developer
6 10 (5.24%) Designer
7 9 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.19%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.19%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.66%) Front-End Web Developer
10 6 (3.14%) Web Manager
10 6 (3.14%) Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) Magento Developer
11 5 (2.62%) Junior
12 4 (2.09%) Web Analyst
12 4 (2.09%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.09%) Development Analyst
13 3 (1.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 3 (1.57%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (62.83%) HTML
2 118 (61.78%) CSS
3 61 (31.94%) HTML5
4 51 (26.70%) jQuery
4 51 (26.70%) CSS3
5 22 (11.52%) .NET
6 17 (8.90%) LAMP
7 15 (7.85%) Ajax
8 12 (6.28%) JSON
8 12 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (5.24%) Web Services
9 10 (5.24%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.71%) XHTML
10 9 (4.71%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.19%) Symfony
11 8 (4.19%) Sass
12 6 (3.14%) RESTful
12 6 (3.14%) Zend Framework
12 6 (3.14%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (3.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.95%) Open Source
2 18 (9.42%) User Experience
3 9 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.19%) Social Media
5 5 (2.62%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.62%) Blog
6 4 (2.09%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.09%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.05%) W3C
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.52%) BBC
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.52%) Social Network
8 1 (0.52%) Animation
8 1 (0.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Linux
2 6 (3.14%) UNIX
3 5 (2.62%) Windows
4 4 (2.09%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.57%) Android
5 3 (1.57%) CentOS
6 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.23%) Web Development
3 23 (12.04%) E-Commerce
4 21 (10.99%) MVC
5 19 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (7.33%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.81%) Content Management
8 12 (6.28%) OO
8 12 (6.28%) Web Design
8 12 (6.28%) DevOps
9 11 (5.76%) OOP
10 8 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.19%) SEO
11 7 (3.66%) Project Management
11 7 (3.66%) Scrum
12 6 (3.14%) Workflow
13 5 (2.62%) Analytics
13 5 (2.62%) ITIL
13 5 (2.62%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 129 (67.54%) PHP
2 93 (48.69%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.90%) Java
3 17 (8.90%) PHP5
4 12 (6.28%) Ruby
5 10 (5.24%) C#
6 8 (4.19%) Python
7 4 (2.09%) SQL
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) PHP4
8 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.19%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.09%) Varnish
2 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.52%) Kibana
3 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (9.95%) Zend
2 12 (6.28%) Google
3 10 (5.24%) Adobe
4 9 (4.71%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.19%) VMware
6 7 (3.66%) Facebook
6 7 (3.66%) Twitter
7 6 (3.14%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.57%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.57%) Akamai
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.05%) RedDot
10 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.52%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.52%) New Relic
10 1 (0.52%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.52%) Open Text
10 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
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