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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 311 334 358
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +24
Contract jobs citing WordPress 101 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.36% 1.41% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 39
Average daily rate £300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £383 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £279
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4282 3897 4403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 18.04% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2944 2503 2664
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 136 126
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WordPress
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 14 £325 +17.11% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £400 - 2
Surbiton - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 £325 -
Westminster - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 121 (65.41%) PHP
2 110 (59.46%) CSS
3 108 (58.38%) HTML
4 107 (57.84%) JavaScript
5 86 (46.49%) jQuery
6 61 (32.97%) HTML5
7 58 (31.35%) CMS
8 57 (30.81%) MySQL
9 53 (28.65%) CSS3
10 47 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (23.24%) Drupal
12 31 (16.76%) MVC
13 30 (16.22%) Ajax
14 29 (15.68%) SQL Server
14 29 (15.68%) .NET
15 28 (15.14%) Web Development
15 28 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
16 27 (14.59%) Content Management
17 24 (12.97%) E-Commerce
18 23 (12.43%) OO
19 22 (11.89%) Joomla!
20 21 (11.35%) Git (software)
21 20 (10.81%) C#
22 18 (9.73%) Finance
22 18 (9.73%) Zend
23 17 (9.19%) Photoshop
23 17 (9.19%) OOP
24 16 (8.65%) JSON
25 15 (8.11%) Magento
25 15 (8.11%) Web Services

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 58 (31.35%) CMS
2 43 (23.24%) Drupal
3 22 (11.89%) Joomla!
4 15 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.41%) Node.js
6 9 (4.86%) DNN
6 9 (4.86%) Alfresco
7 8 (4.32%) Apache
8 7 (3.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (3.24%) Moodle
9 6 (3.24%) Confluence
10 5 (2.70%) Umbraco
10 5 (2.70%) nginx
10 5 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (2.16%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (2.16%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.54%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.54%) IIS
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.19%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (8.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.62%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Joyent
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) Internet
2 4 (2.16%) Intranet
3 2 (1.08%) FTP
3 2 (1.08%) DNS
3 2 (1.08%) SMS
3 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.54%) SSH
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.81%) MySQL
2 29 (15.68%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.86%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.70%) RavenDB
5 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) BigTable
8 1 (0.54%) Riak
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.24%) Subversion
3 5 (2.70%) JIRA
4 4 (2.16%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.16%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.62%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.08%) Grunt
7 1 (0.54%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.54%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (9.73%) Finance
2 12 (6.49%) Marketing
3 8 (4.32%) Advertising
4 5 (2.70%) Publishing
5 4 (2.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.62%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 144 (77.84%) Developer
2 40 (21.62%) PHP Developer
3 34 (18.38%) Front-End Developer
4 32 (17.30%) Web Developer
5 28 (15.14%) WordPress Developer
6 15 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.57%) Designer
8 10 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Agile .NET Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Content Manager
11 4 (2.16%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.16%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (2.16%) Moodle Developer
11 4 (2.16%) iOS Developer
11 4 (2.16%) PHP Magento Developer
12 3 (1.62%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 3 (1.62%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (1.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (59.46%) CSS
2 108 (58.38%) HTML
3 86 (46.49%) jQuery
4 61 (32.97%) HTML5
5 53 (28.65%) CSS3
6 30 (16.22%) Ajax
7 29 (15.68%) .NET
8 16 (8.65%) JSON
9 15 (8.11%) Web Services
10 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET
11 12 (6.49%) LAMP
11 12 (6.49%) Symfony
12 11 (5.95%) XML
13 10 (5.41%) AngularJS
13 10 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (4.86%) .NET Framework
15 8 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (4.32%) Sass
16 7 (3.78%) Backbone.js
16 7 (3.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.49%) Open Source
2 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.70%) Social Network
3 5 (2.70%) Social Media
4 4 (2.16%) iPad
4 4 (2.16%) Blog
4 4 (2.16%) iPhone
4 4 (2.16%) W3C
4 4 (2.16%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.16%) VLE
5 3 (1.62%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.62%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.62%) FMCG
5 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.08%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.54%) New Media
7 1 (0.54%) BBC
7 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.41%) Windows
3 8 (4.32%) Linux
4 7 (3.78%) Android
5 5 (2.70%) UNIX
5 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.08%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.76%) MVC
3 28 (15.14%) Web Development
3 28 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 27 (14.59%) Content Management
5 24 (12.97%) E-Commerce
6 23 (12.43%) OO
7 17 (9.19%) OOP
8 12 (6.49%) Software Engineering
9 11 (5.95%) SEO
9 11 (5.95%) Project Management
10 9 (4.86%) OO PHP
10 9 (4.86%) Web Design
10 9 (4.86%) Scrum
11 8 (4.32%) TDD
11 8 (4.32%) Graceful Degradation
12 7 (3.78%) iOS Development
13 6 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (2.16%) Unit Testing
14 4 (2.16%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 121 (65.41%) PHP
2 107 (57.84%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.81%) C#
4 15 (8.11%) SQL
5 13 (7.03%) Java
6 11 (5.95%) Ruby
7 9 (4.86%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.78%) Python
8 7 (3.78%) PHP5
9 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.62%) C
11 2 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.08%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.08%) PHP4
11 2 (1.08%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.08%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (2.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.08%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
1 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.54%) Plesk
Vendors
1 18 (9.73%) Zend
2 11 (5.95%) Ektron
2 11 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.41%) Adobe
3 10 (5.41%) Twitter
4 9 (4.86%) EPiServer
4 9 (4.86%) RedDot
5 7 (3.78%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.24%) Facebook
7 5 (2.70%) Google
8 4 (2.16%) Interwoven
8 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.16%) VMware
8 4 (2.16%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.62%) Sencha
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle
10 2 (1.08%) Sony
10 2 (1.08%) Metastorm
10 2 (1.08%) StreamBase
11 1 (0.54%) New Relic
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Rate: £0 - £32,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - 280 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Page Digital
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago