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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 333 304 341
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +37
Contract jobs citing WordPress 66 80 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.65% 2.02% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £233 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £369 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £8.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -75.71%
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
4003 3966 3725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.86% 18.25% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2762 2640 2417
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 118
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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 February 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
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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 +17 17 £310 -4.61% 5
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (61.64%) HTML
2 87 (59.59%) CSS
3 84 (57.53%) PHP
4 69 (47.26%) JavaScript
5 61 (41.78%) jQuery
6 55 (37.67%) HTML5
7 50 (34.25%) CMS
8 46 (31.51%) MySQL
9 40 (27.40%) CSS3
10 34 (23.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (20.55%) Drupal
12 25 (17.12%) Marketing
13 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
14 19 (13.01%) LAMP
15 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.33%) Photoshop
16 17 (11.64%) Advertising
17 16 (10.96%) AngularJS
18 15 (10.27%) Social Media
19 14 (9.59%) Linux
19 14 (9.59%) Web Services
20 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
20 13 (8.90%) Adobe
20 13 (8.90%) Ajax
20 13 (8.90%) Sass
20 13 (8.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 13 (8.90%) PHP5
21 12 (8.22%) Web Development
21 12 (8.22%) OOP
21 12 (8.22%) OO

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (34.25%) CMS
2 30 (20.55%) Drupal
3 10 (6.85%) Apache
4 9 (6.16%) Joomla!
5 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.11%) Node.js
6 5 (3.42%) IIS
7 4 (2.74%) Jadu
7 4 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.05%) nginx
8 3 (2.05%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.68%) DNN
10 1 (0.68%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.68%) Confluence
10 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.05%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.74%) Magento
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.37%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.68%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.37%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Heroku
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) Intranet
2 7 (4.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) Firewall
3 2 (1.37%) DNS
3 2 (1.37%) SSL
3 2 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.68%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.68%) SSH
4 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.51%) MySQL
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.37%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.85%) Subversion
3 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.05%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.05%) Grunt
5 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (17.12%) Marketing
2 17 (11.64%) Advertising
3 5 (3.42%) Back Office
3 5 (3.42%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Games
5 3 (2.05%) Local Government
5 3 (2.05%) Finance
5 3 (2.05%) Automotive
5 3 (2.05%) Publishing
6 2 (1.37%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 118 (80.82%) Developer
2 46 (31.51%) PHP Developer
2 46 (31.51%) WordPress Developer
3 32 (21.92%) Front-End Developer
4 23 (15.75%) Web Developer
5 17 (11.64%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Designer
7 9 (6.16%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (3.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.05%) CSS Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Digital Content Designer
10 3 (2.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.05%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (2.05%) PHP Programmer
10 3 (2.05%) HTML Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Copywriter
10 3 (2.05%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (61.64%) HTML
2 87 (59.59%) CSS
3 61 (41.78%) jQuery
4 55 (37.67%) HTML5
5 40 (27.40%) CSS3
6 19 (13.01%) LAMP
7 16 (10.96%) AngularJS
8 14 (9.59%) Web Services
9 13 (8.90%) Ajax
9 13 (8.90%) Sass
9 13 (8.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (7.53%) LESS
11 10 (6.85%) XML
12 9 (6.16%) XHTML
13 8 (5.48%) JSON
14 7 (4.79%) SOAP
14 7 (4.79%) REST
15 6 (4.11%) Laravel
15 6 (4.11%) Symfony
16 5 (3.42%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Social Media
2 10 (6.85%) Open Source
3 9 (6.16%) User Experience
4 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.42%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.74%) GIS
6 4 (2.74%) Animation
7 2 (1.37%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Blog
8 1 (0.68%) Podcast
8 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.68%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Linux
2 7 (4.79%) Windows
3 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.05%) Android
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
4 12 (8.22%) OOP
4 12 (8.22%) OO
4 12 (8.22%) Web Development
5 9 (6.16%) Web Design
5 9 (6.16%) Content Management
5 9 (6.16%) MVC
6 8 (5.48%) OO PHP
7 6 (4.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.42%) SEO
9 4 (2.74%) Migration
9 4 (2.74%) Scrum
9 4 (2.74%) iOS Development
9 4 (2.74%) Analytics
10 3 (2.05%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (2.05%) Web Application Development
10 3 (2.05%) CRM
10 3 (2.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.53%) PHP
2 69 (47.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.90%) PHP5
4 8 (5.48%) Java
5 7 (4.79%) SQL
6 5 (3.42%) Ruby
7 4 (2.74%) Python
8 2 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.37%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) cPanel
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (8.90%) Adobe
2 11 (7.53%) Google
3 10 (6.85%) Twitter
4 9 (6.16%) Facebook
4 9 (6.16%) Zend
5 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.74%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.68%) New Relic
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle
8 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) RedDot
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
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