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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / London
Rank 336 298 333
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +35
Contract jobs citing WordPress 68 101 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 2.98% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 79 54
Median daily rate £355 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £288 £253
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
3673 3385 3721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.96% 16.49% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2535 2297 2599
Median daily rate £450 £434 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 76
Median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -5 9 £338 +29.80% 3
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 112 (63.64%) HTML
2 105 (59.66%) PHP
3 99 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 99 (56.25%) CSS
4 49 (27.84%) CMS
5 46 (26.14%) Web Development
6 35 (19.89%) Drupal
6 35 (19.89%) HTML5
6 35 (19.89%) Front End Development
7 32 (18.18%) jQuery
8 30 (17.05%) Degree
9 29 (16.48%) Git (software)
10 27 (15.34%) Content Management
10 27 (15.34%) AngularJS
11 25 (14.20%) Marketing
12 23 (13.07%) CSS3
12 23 (13.07%) Sass
13 21 (11.93%) MySQL
14 19 (10.80%) Laravel
15 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (10.23%) User Experience
16 17 (9.66%) MVC
16 17 (9.66%) OO
17 15 (8.52%) OOP
17 15 (8.52%) REST
18 14 (7.95%) QA
18 14 (7.95%) LAMP
18 14 (7.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (7.39%) SEO
19 13 (7.39%) TDD

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 49 (27.84%) CMS
2 35 (19.89%) Drupal
3 12 (6.82%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.41%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.84%) Apache
6 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.70%) IIS
7 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.14%) eZ Publish
8 2 (1.14%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.57%) concrete5
9 1 (0.57%) Confluence
9 1 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.14%) InDesign
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.57%) GIMP
4 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Magento
2 4 (2.27%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.27%) SAP hybris
3 2 (1.14%) Shopify
4 1 (0.57%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.57%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.98%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.70%) GitHub
4 3 (1.70%) SaaS
5 2 (1.14%) MailChimp
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.14%) Trello
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) AdWords
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.57%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.57%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.70%) Intranet
2 2 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) DHCP
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.57%) LDAP
3 1 (0.57%) Skype
3 1 (0.57%) SSH
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) MySQL
2 8 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.84%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.84%) Grunt
3 5 (2.84%) Subversion
4 4 (2.27%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.27%) Bower
4 4 (2.27%) gulp
5 3 (1.70%) GitLab
5 3 (1.70%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.14%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.14%) JIRA
6 2 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.14%) webpack
7 1 (0.57%) JMeter
7 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
7 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (14.20%) Marketing
2 9 (5.11%) Publishing
3 5 (2.84%) Finance
4 4 (2.27%) Legal
5 3 (1.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Local Government
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 130 (73.86%) Developer
2 45 (25.57%) WordPress Developer
3 44 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 27 (15.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (9.09%) Analyst
5 16 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (8.52%) Support Analyst
7 14 (7.95%) Technical Support
8 13 (7.39%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
10 10 (5.68%) Web Developer
11 9 (5.11%) HTML Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Angular Developer
13 6 (3.41%) HTML CSS Developer
13 6 (3.41%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.41%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.41%) UI Developer
14 4 (2.27%) Drupal Developer
14 4 (2.27%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (63.64%) HTML
2 99 (56.25%) CSS
3 35 (19.89%) HTML5
4 32 (18.18%) jQuery
5 27 (15.34%) AngularJS
6 23 (13.07%) CSS3
6 23 (13.07%) Sass
7 19 (10.80%) Laravel
8 15 (8.52%) REST
9 14 (7.95%) LAMP
9 14 (7.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (6.82%) .NET
11 10 (5.68%) React
12 8 (4.55%) Node.js
12 8 (4.55%) Symfony
13 6 (3.41%) Angular 2
13 6 (3.41%) CakePHP
13 6 (3.41%) LESS
13 6 (3.41%) Web Services
14 5 (2.84%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.23%) User Experience
2 9 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.98%) Podcast
4 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.84%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.84%) Social Media
6 4 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.27%) Statistics
6 4 (2.27%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.70%) Blog
8 2 (1.14%) Animation
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.57%) BBC
9 1 (0.57%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.57%) Derivative
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) Social Network
9 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.39%) Linux
2 5 (2.84%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) Android
3 1 (0.57%) CentOS
3 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.57%) Unix
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.14%) Web Development
2 35 (19.89%) Front End Development
3 27 (15.34%) Content Management
4 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.66%) MVC
5 17 (9.66%) OO
6 15 (8.52%) OOP
7 13 (7.39%) SEO
7 13 (7.39%) TDD
8 12 (6.82%) DevOps
8 12 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.25%) SDLC
10 10 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (4.55%) Analytics
11 8 (4.55%) Open Source
12 6 (3.41%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (3.41%) Project Management
13 5 (2.84%) BDD
13 5 (2.84%) CRM
13 5 (2.84%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 105 (59.66%) PHP
2 99 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.11%) Python
4 5 (2.84%) Ruby
4 5 (2.84%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.27%) Java
6 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.14%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) Perl
7 2 (1.14%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.57%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.57%) VB6
8 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (17.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Ansible
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (5.68%) Adobe
1 10 (5.68%) Zend
2 9 (5.11%) Google
3 4 (2.27%) hybris
3 4 (2.27%) SAP
3 4 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.70%) Sage
5 2 (1.14%) Facebook
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.14%) Pardot
5 2 (1.14%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.14%) Twitter
5 2 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (0.57%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.57%) HEAT Software
6 1 (0.57%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.57%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.57%) Northgate
6 1 (0.57%) PTC
6 1 (0.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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