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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 331 302 364
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +62
Contract jobs citing WordPress 109 133 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.37% 3.14% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 91 39
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-58.90% +151.72%
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
4603 4237 4356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.07% 18.37% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3189 2917 2913
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 101
Median hourly rate £16.58 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 £325 -0.76% 5
Feltham - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £325 -
Chiswick - 2 £288 -
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 142 (66.98%) HTML
2 136 (64.15%) PHP
2 136 (64.15%) CSS
3 123 (58.02%) JavaScript
4 67 (31.60%) CMS
5 66 (31.13%) jQuery
6 62 (29.25%) HTML5
7 54 (25.47%) MySQL
8 53 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 49 (23.11%) Drupal
9 49 (23.11%) Web Development
10 48 (22.64%) CSS3
11 43 (20.28%) Git (software)
12 37 (17.45%) Content Management
13 35 (16.51%) Degree
13 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (14.62%) MVC
14 31 (14.62%) AngularJS
15 30 (14.15%) OO
16 29 (13.68%) Marketing
17 28 (13.21%) Linux
18 26 (12.26%) LAMP
18 26 (12.26%) User Experience
19 22 (10.38%) Sass
20 20 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 19 (8.96%) E-Commerce
22 18 (8.49%) DevOps
22 18 (8.49%) Open Source
23 17 (8.02%) OOP

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 67 (31.60%) CMS
2 49 (23.11%) Drupal
3 11 (5.19%) Joomla!
4 8 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 7 (3.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.83%) Apache
7 5 (2.36%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.42%) IIS
8 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) eZ Publish
9 2 (0.94%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.94%) Moodle
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (8.02%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.30%) MS Office
4 4 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.89%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.42%) InDesign
6 2 (0.94%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.94%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Magento
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Shopify
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.25%) GitHub
4 5 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.89%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.94%) Boomi
7 2 (0.94%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.94%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.94%) Force.com
7 2 (0.94%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.94%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.94%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.94%) Office 365
7 2 (0.94%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) DNS
1 5 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.94%) DHCP
2 2 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.94%) Intranet
2 2 (0.94%) Skype
3 1 (0.47%) FTP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.47%) MySQL
2 7 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.94%) Big Data
5 2 (0.94%) GIS
5 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (20.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.72%) Subversion
3 9 (4.25%) gulp
4 6 (2.83%) Grunt
5 5 (2.36%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.36%) Bower
6 4 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.42%) JIRA
7 3 (1.42%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.42%) webpack
8 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.47%) GitLab
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (13.68%) Marketing
2 6 (2.83%) Finance
3 5 (2.36%) Legal
3 5 (2.36%) Retail
4 4 (1.89%) Publishing
5 2 (0.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Law
5 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (74.06%) Developer
2 57 (26.89%) WordPress Developer
3 47 (22.17%) PHP Developer
4 40 (18.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (8.96%) Analyst
6 17 (8.02%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.13%) Web Developer
9 12 (5.66%) HTML Developer
10 11 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (5.19%) Technical Support Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (4.25%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Digital Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.83%) Designer
14 5 (2.36%) Angular Developer
14 5 (2.36%) Creative Developer
14 5 (2.36%) Drupal Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (66.98%) HTML
2 136 (64.15%) CSS
3 66 (31.13%) jQuery
4 62 (29.25%) HTML5
5 48 (22.64%) CSS3
6 31 (14.62%) AngularJS
7 26 (12.26%) LAMP
8 22 (10.38%) Sass
9 19 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (8.02%) Web Services
11 15 (7.08%) LESS
12 14 (6.60%) Laravel
13 12 (5.66%) Symfony
14 11 (5.19%) .NET
14 11 (5.19%) Ajax
14 11 (5.19%) JSON
14 11 (5.19%) Node.js
15 10 (4.72%) React
16 8 (3.77%) REST
16 8 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) User Experience
2 8 (3.77%) Blog
2 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.77%) Digital Media
3 7 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.83%) Social Media
5 5 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.89%) Animation
7 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) NHS
8 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.94%) W3C
9 1 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.47%) Social Network
9 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.21%) Linux
2 7 (3.30%) Windows
3 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.94%) Android
4 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 49 (23.11%) Web Development
3 37 (17.45%) Content Management
4 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (14.62%) MVC
6 30 (14.15%) OO
7 19 (8.96%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.49%) DevOps
8 18 (8.49%) Open Source
9 17 (8.02%) OOP
10 14 (6.60%) OO PHP
10 14 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (5.66%) Migration
11 12 (5.66%) Web Application Development
12 10 (4.72%) SDLC
12 10 (4.72%) Web Design
13 8 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.77%) TDD
14 7 (3.30%) Scrum
14 7 (3.30%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 136 (64.15%) PHP
2 123 (58.02%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.60%) Ruby
4 8 (3.77%) Java
4 8 (3.77%) Python
4 8 (3.77%) SQL
5 3 (1.42%) C#
5 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) PHP 4
7 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.47%) Scala
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.47%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) VB6
7 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (16.51%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PMP
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) Ansible
2 3 (1.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.94%) Graphite
3 2 (0.94%) Pingdom
3 2 (0.94%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (7.08%) Adobe
2 12 (5.66%) Google
3 11 (5.19%) Zend
4 8 (3.77%) RedDot
4 8 (3.77%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.89%) Sage
7 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.42%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) hybris
8 2 (0.94%) Informatica
8 2 (0.94%) New Relic
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle
8 2 (0.94%) Pardot
8 2 (0.94%) Splunk
8 2 (0.94%) Talend
8 2 (0.94%) VMware
9 1 (0.47%) Akamai
9 1 (0.47%) Facebook
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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