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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 349 292 337
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +45
Contract jobs citing WordPress 62 114 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 2.64% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £21.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -4.00%
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
4637 4319 4174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.83% 18.57% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3148 2912 2650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 73 142
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £45.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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 -12 13 £350 -12.50% 11
Twickenham - 3 £375 - 3
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 78 (67.83%) HTML
2 74 (64.35%) CSS
3 73 (63.48%) PHP
4 71 (61.74%) JavaScript
5 52 (45.22%) MySQL
6 45 (39.13%) jQuery
7 39 (33.91%) HTML5
8 35 (30.43%) CSS3
9 32 (27.83%) CMS
10 28 (24.35%) OO
11 26 (22.61%) Git (software)
12 25 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (20.87%) Drupal
14 21 (18.26%) LAMP
15 18 (15.65%) OO PHP
16 17 (14.78%) Ajax
17 16 (13.91%) Linux
18 15 (13.04%) Apache
19 14 (12.17%) MVC
20 13 (11.30%) Photoshop
20 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
20 13 (11.30%) Responsive Web Design
20 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
21 12 (10.43%) Sass
21 12 (10.43%) User Experience
22 11 (9.57%) Marketing
22 11 (9.57%) Web Development
22 11 (9.57%) Google
23 10 (8.70%) JSON
23 10 (8.70%) PHP5

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 32 (27.83%) CMS
2 24 (20.87%) Drupal
3 15 (13.04%) Apache
4 5 (4.35%) Joomla!
4 5 (4.35%) Node.js
5 4 (3.48%) nginx
6 3 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.74%) IIS
7 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.87%) Confluence
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) Shopify
2 1 (0.87%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.87%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Google Analytics
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) HTTP
1 4 (3.48%) Firewall
1 4 (3.48%) SSH
1 4 (3.48%) PuTTY
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) DNS
3 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.74%) Intranet
3 2 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) DHCP
4 1 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (45.22%) MySQL
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.74%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) MS Access
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (22.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.09%) Subversion
3 6 (5.22%) JIRA
3 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.74%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.74%) Redmine
4 2 (1.74%) Selenium
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.87%) Xcode
5 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.87%) Grunt
5 1 (0.87%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (9.57%) Marketing
2 9 (7.83%) Publishing
3 7 (6.09%) Advertising
4 4 (3.48%) Finance
5 2 (1.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Games
5 2 (1.74%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (85.22%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) PHP Developer
3 24 (20.87%) WordPress Developer
4 21 (18.26%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (15.65%) Web Developer
6 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (3.48%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (2.61%) HTML Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Magento Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Designer
8 3 (2.61%) CSS Developer
8 3 (2.61%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Digital Designer
9 2 (1.74%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (1.74%) iOS Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (1.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (67.83%) HTML
2 74 (64.35%) CSS
3 45 (39.13%) jQuery
4 39 (33.91%) HTML5
5 35 (30.43%) CSS3
6 21 (18.26%) LAMP
7 17 (14.78%) Ajax
8 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.43%) Sass
10 10 (8.70%) JSON
10 10 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.83%) REST
12 8 (6.96%) LESS
13 7 (6.09%) Laravel
14 6 (5.22%) Symfony
15 5 (4.35%) Web Services
16 4 (3.48%) Flash
16 4 (3.48%) .NET
16 4 (3.48%) CodeIgniter
17 3 (2.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) User Experience
2 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Blog
3 4 (3.48%) Social Media
3 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Wiki
5 2 (1.74%) W3C
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Animation
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Linux
2 7 (6.09%) Windows
3 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) CentOS
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.87%) Android
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) OO
2 25 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.65%) OO PHP
4 14 (12.17%) MVC
5 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (9.57%) Web Development
7 10 (8.70%) Analytics
8 9 (7.83%) Content Management
9 7 (6.09%) OOP
9 7 (6.09%) BDD
10 6 (5.22%) DevOps
11 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.35%) Web Design
11 5 (4.35%) Open Source
11 5 (4.35%) Workflow
12 4 (3.48%) Migration
12 4 (3.48%) SOA
12 4 (3.48%) API Integration
13 3 (2.61%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (63.48%) PHP
2 71 (61.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.70%) PHP5
4 6 (5.22%) SQL
5 5 (4.35%) Java
6 4 (3.48%) Python
7 2 (1.74%) Ruby
7 2 (1.74%) C#
8 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) VBScript
8 1 (0.87%) VB
8 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.87%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (1.74%) Degree
1 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) Varnish
2 1 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Puppet
2 2 (1.74%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.87%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.87%) Graphite
3 1 (0.87%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Google
2 6 (5.22%) Adobe
3 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.35%) Zend
4 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle
5 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.74%) Akamai
5 2 (1.74%) F5
5 2 (1.74%) Facebook
5 2 (1.74%) Twitter
5 2 (1.74%) New Relic
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.87%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.87%) PayPal
6 1 (0.87%) Splunk
6 1 (0.87%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.87%) Demandware
6 1 (0.87%) Omniture
6 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
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Rate: From £300 to £360 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
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