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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 329 309 331
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing WordPress 66 78 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 1.94% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 26
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £300 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £208 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -31.00%
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
3922 4031 3726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.46% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2752 2713 2448
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 76 141
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £33.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 17 £300 +6.19% 13
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
Chiswick - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 87 (60.00%) HTML
2 85 (58.62%) CSS
3 82 (56.55%) PHP
4 69 (47.59%) JavaScript
5 54 (37.24%) CMS
5 54 (37.24%) jQuery
6 48 (33.10%) HTML5
7 43 (29.66%) MySQL
8 35 (24.14%) CSS3
8 35 (24.14%) Drupal
9 29 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (18.62%) Marketing
11 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (11.72%) Git (software)
12 16 (11.03%) Social Media
13 15 (10.34%) LAMP
13 15 (10.34%) Ajax
13 15 (10.34%) Photoshop
14 14 (9.66%) Web Services
14 14 (9.66%) Linux
14 14 (9.66%) E-Commerce
14 14 (9.66%) Google
14 14 (9.66%) Advertising
14 14 (9.66%) PHP5
15 13 (8.97%) Zend
15 13 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (8.97%) MVC
15 13 (8.97%) Java
16 12 (8.28%) OO
16 12 (8.28%) Adobe

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 54 (37.24%) CMS
2 35 (24.14%) Drupal
3 11 (7.59%) Apache
3 11 (7.59%) Joomla!
4 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.76%) Node.js
5 4 (2.76%) Jadu
5 4 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.76%) IIS
6 3 (2.07%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.07%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.38%) nginx
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.38%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.38%) DNN
7 2 (1.38%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.69%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.07%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.69%) InDesign
4 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Magento
2 4 (2.76%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.38%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.69%) Shopify
5 1 (0.69%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Heroku
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Force.com
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Intranet
2 6 (4.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.38%) SSL
3 2 (1.38%) SSH
4 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.66%) MySQL
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.38%) Redis
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.59%) Subversion
3 5 (3.45%) PHPUnit
4 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.38%) Grunt
6 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.69%) JIRA
7 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.69%) RSpec
7 1 (0.69%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.69%) Behat
7 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (18.62%) Marketing
2 14 (9.66%) Advertising
3 6 (4.14%) Back Office
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Publishing
6 3 (2.07%) Games
6 3 (2.07%) Local Government
6 3 (2.07%) Finance
7 2 (1.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 117 (80.69%) Developer
2 44 (30.34%) WordPress Developer
3 41 (28.28%) PHP Developer
4 30 (20.69%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (13.79%) Web Developer
6 17 (11.72%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Designer
8 8 (5.52%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (2.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Copywriter
11 3 (2.07%) PHP Programmer
11 3 (2.07%) Programmer
11 3 (2.07%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.07%) LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Digital Content Designer
11 3 (2.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 2 (1.38%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (60.00%) HTML
2 85 (58.62%) CSS
3 54 (37.24%) jQuery
4 48 (33.10%) HTML5
5 35 (24.14%) CSS3
6 15 (10.34%) LAMP
6 15 (10.34%) Ajax
7 14 (9.66%) Web Services
8 13 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
10 11 (7.59%) XML
11 10 (6.90%) JSON
11 10 (6.90%) XHTML
11 10 (6.90%) .NET
11 10 (6.90%) Sass
12 9 (6.21%) SOAP
13 7 (4.83%) Symfony
13 7 (4.83%) REST
14 6 (4.14%) Laravel
14 6 (4.14%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Social Media
2 9 (6.21%) Open Source
2 9 (6.21%) User Experience
3 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.76%) GIS
3 4 (2.76%) Animation
4 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.38%) Blog
4 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.69%) Streaming Music
5 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.69%) W3C
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Podcast
5 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.66%) Linux
2 7 (4.83%) Windows
3 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.07%) Android
5 2 (1.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.66%) E-Commerce
4 13 (8.97%) MVC
5 12 (8.28%) OO
6 11 (7.59%) Content Management
6 11 (7.59%) Web Development
7 10 (6.90%) OOP
8 9 (6.21%) Web Design
9 7 (4.83%) Scrum
9 7 (4.83%) OO PHP
10 6 (4.14%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.45%) SEO
11 5 (3.45%) Workflow
11 5 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.76%) Analytics
12 4 (2.76%) iOS Development
12 4 (2.76%) TDD
13 3 (2.07%) Migration
13 3 (2.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 82 (56.55%) PHP
2 69 (47.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.66%) PHP5
4 13 (8.97%) Java
5 9 (6.21%) Ruby
6 5 (3.45%) SQL
7 3 (2.07%) Python
7 3 (2.07%) Perl
7 3 (2.07%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (2.07%) Degree
1 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) cPanel
1 2 (1.38%) Puppet
1 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.69%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) Google
2 13 (8.97%) Zend
3 12 (8.28%) Adobe
3 12 (8.28%) Twitter
4 10 (6.90%) Facebook
5 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.76%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.07%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle
8 2 (1.38%) RedDot
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.69%) Akamai
9 1 (0.69%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.69%) PagerDuty
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 36k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 8 days ago