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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 313 354 323
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -31
Contract jobs citing WordPress 95 61 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 1.50% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 55
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.44%
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
3955 4059 4140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 19.14% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2817 2787
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.15 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +27 9 £300 +4.34% 4
Ilford - 1 £350 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (67.76%) CSS
2 142 (66.36%) HTML
3 135 (63.08%) PHP
4 118 (55.14%) JavaScript
5 70 (32.71%) CMS
6 66 (30.84%) HTML5
7 65 (30.37%) jQuery
8 59 (27.57%) CSS3
9 52 (24.30%) MySQL
10 51 (23.83%) Photoshop
11 49 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (21.03%) Front End Development
13 44 (20.56%) MVC
14 41 (19.16%) AngularJS
15 39 (18.22%) Drupal
16 34 (15.89%) Git (software)
17 29 (13.55%) Web Development
18 28 (13.08%) LAMP
19 27 (12.62%) Publishing
19 27 (12.62%) Sass
20 26 (12.15%) Linux
21 25 (11.68%) E-Commerce
21 25 (11.68%) Scrum
21 25 (11.68%) LESS
22 24 (11.21%) Node.js
23 23 (10.75%) Apache
24 22 (10.28%) .NET
25 18 (8.41%) SQL
25 18 (8.41%) OO
25 18 (8.41%) Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 70 (32.71%) CMS
2 39 (18.22%) Drupal
3 24 (11.21%) Node.js
4 23 (10.75%) Apache
5 14 (6.54%) Umbraco
6 13 (6.07%) Joomla!
7 11 (5.14%) nginx
8 8 (3.74%) ExpressionEngine
9 5 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.34%) Magnolia
9 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.40%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.40%) DNN
10 3 (1.40%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.93%) IIS
11 2 (0.93%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (23.83%) Photoshop
2 15 (7.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (7.01%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.27%) MS Office
4 4 (1.87%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.93%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.93%) InDesign
7 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.74%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.80%) MailChimp
5 4 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.40%) GitHub
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.93%) Heroku
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.01%) Intranet
2 7 (3.27%) HTTP
3 5 (2.34%) DNS
4 4 (1.87%) FTP
4 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.93%) Firewall
5 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.93%) Network Security
5 2 (0.93%) SSH
6 1 (0.47%) Internet
6 1 (0.47%) SMTP
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (24.30%) MySQL
2 9 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.61%) Subversion
2 12 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.14%) FogBugz
4 9 (4.21%) JIRA
5 8 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.74%) Selenium
6 6 (2.80%) Grunt
7 4 (1.87%) gulp
7 4 (1.87%) Sublime Text
8 3 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.40%) git-flow
8 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.93%) JUnit
9 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (12.62%) Publishing
2 18 (8.41%) Marketing
3 8 (3.74%) Advertising
4 7 (3.27%) Finance
5 5 (2.34%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Local Government
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 156 (72.90%) Developer
2 70 (32.71%) WordPress Developer
3 59 (27.57%) PHP Developer
4 42 (19.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 33 (15.42%) Web Developer
6 21 (9.81%) HTML Developer
7 17 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (6.54%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.61%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (5.14%) Angular Developer
11 10 (4.67%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.21%) Web Manager
13 8 (3.74%) Designer
13 8 (3.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (3.27%) Consultant
14 7 (3.27%) Digital Developer
14 7 (3.27%) Junior
14 7 (3.27%) Senior PHP Developer
15 6 (2.80%) MySQL Developer
15 6 (2.80%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (67.76%) CSS
2 142 (66.36%) HTML
3 66 (30.84%) HTML5
4 65 (30.37%) jQuery
5 59 (27.57%) CSS3
6 41 (19.16%) AngularJS
7 28 (13.08%) LAMP
8 27 (12.62%) Sass
9 25 (11.68%) LESS
10 22 (10.28%) .NET
11 18 (8.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (7.01%) Ajax
13 14 (6.54%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (6.54%) Web Services
14 13 (6.07%) ASP.NET
15 12 (5.61%) Laravel
15 12 (5.61%) Symfony
16 11 (5.14%) REST
17 10 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (4.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.41%) User Experience
2 16 (7.48%) Social Media
3 14 (6.54%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.34%) W3C
8 4 (1.87%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.93%) Blog
9 2 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Animation
10 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.47%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.15%) Linux
2 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.80%) Android
3 6 (2.80%) Windows
4 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.87%) Unix
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) CentOS
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.03%) Front End Development
3 44 (20.56%) MVC
4 29 (13.55%) Web Development
5 25 (11.68%) E-Commerce
5 25 (11.68%) Scrum
6 18 (8.41%) OO
6 18 (8.41%) TDD
7 15 (7.01%) Content Management
8 14 (6.54%) Analytics
9 13 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (6.07%) Web Design
10 12 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.61%) Open Source
11 11 (5.14%) BDD
12 9 (4.21%) DevOps
12 9 (4.21%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (4.21%) Project Management
12 9 (4.21%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 135 (63.08%) PHP
2 118 (55.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.41%) SQL
4 17 (7.94%) Java
5 12 (5.61%) Python
5 12 (5.61%) Ruby
6 8 (3.74%) C#
7 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.40%) Scala
10 2 (0.93%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (4.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
2 2 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
1 3 (1.40%) WCAG
2 2 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
3 2 (0.93%) cPanel
3 2 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (7.94%) Adobe
2 14 (6.54%) Google
3 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.14%) Twitter
5 10 (4.67%) Zend
6 6 (2.80%) Facebook
7 5 (2.34%) Interwoven
7 5 (2.34%) Oracle
8 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.40%) CODA
9 3 (1.40%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.93%) Akamai
10 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.93%) VMware
11 1 (0.47%) Blackboard
11 1 (0.47%) Isilon
11 1 (0.47%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.47%) Siebel
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