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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 341 339 335
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 87 100 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 2.64% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 59
Median daily rate £355 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £265 £251
% change year-on-year
- +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -
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
4151 3786 4147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.33% 16.86% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2873 2560 2947
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 52 80
Median hourly rate £18.35 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 10 £350 +21.73% 4
Twickenham +2 1 £325 +85.71%
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 124 (64.58%) HTML
2 123 (64.06%) PHP
3 112 (58.33%) CSS
4 104 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 60 (31.25%) CMS
6 53 (27.60%) Web Development
7 42 (21.88%) Front End Development
8 41 (21.35%) Drupal
8 41 (21.35%) jQuery
9 39 (20.31%) HTML5
10 34 (17.71%) Git (software)
11 30 (15.63%) Degree
12 29 (15.10%) Content Management
12 29 (15.10%) AngularJS
13 28 (14.58%) Sass
13 28 (14.58%) Marketing
14 24 (12.50%) CSS3
15 22 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (10.94%) MySQL
16 21 (10.94%) Laravel
17 20 (10.42%) User Experience
18 19 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (8.85%) LAMP
19 17 (8.85%) MVC
20 16 (8.33%) OOP
20 16 (8.33%) REST
21 15 (7.81%) OO
22 14 (7.29%) Linux
22 14 (7.29%) Adobe
23 13 (6.77%) 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 60 (31.25%) CMS
2 41 (21.35%) Drupal
3 9 (4.69%) Umbraco
4 8 (4.17%) Joomla!
5 6 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.60%) Apache
7 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.04%) eZ Publish
8 2 (1.04%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.04%) Moodle
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) concrete5
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.04%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.04%) Camtasia
4 2 (1.04%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.04%) InDesign
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.52%) Shopify
3 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.60%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.56%) GitHub
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Boomi
4 2 (1.04%) Dropbox
4 2 (1.04%) Force.com
4 2 (1.04%) G Suite
4 2 (1.04%) Google Drive
4 2 (1.04%) Trello
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.52%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) DNS
1 2 (1.04%) Internet
1 2 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (0.52%) DHCP
2 1 (0.52%) FTP
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Skype
2 1 (0.52%) SSH
2 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.94%) MySQL
2 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.56%) GIS
5 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.21%) gulp
3 8 (4.17%) Grunt
3 8 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.65%) Bower
4 7 (3.65%) Subversion
5 5 (2.60%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.60%) webpack
6 4 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.04%) GitLab
7 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.52%) JIRA
8 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
8 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (14.58%) Marketing
2 5 (2.60%) Finance
2 5 (2.60%) Legal
2 5 (2.60%) Publishing
3 4 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Local Government
4 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (75.52%) Developer
2 53 (27.60%) WordPress Developer
3 48 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 32 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (8.85%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (8.33%) Analyst
7 15 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (7.29%) Technical Support
9 12 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (5.73%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) Angular Developer
11 8 (4.17%) HTML Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Digital Developer
12 6 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.13%) UI Developer
13 4 (2.08%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (64.58%) HTML
2 112 (58.33%) CSS
3 41 (21.35%) jQuery
4 39 (20.31%) HTML5
5 29 (15.10%) AngularJS
6 28 (14.58%) Sass
7 24 (12.50%) CSS3
8 21 (10.94%) Laravel
9 19 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (8.85%) LAMP
11 16 (8.33%) REST
12 12 (6.25%) React
13 11 (5.73%) .NET
14 10 (5.21%) JSON
14 10 (5.21%) XML
15 9 (4.69%) Ajax
15 9 (4.69%) Node.js
16 8 (4.17%) LESS
16 8 (4.17%) Symfony
16 8 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) User Experience
2 11 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.65%) Blog
3 7 (3.65%) Podcast
3 7 (3.65%) Social Media
4 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.60%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.04%) Animation
7 2 (1.04%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) BBC
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.29%) Linux
2 4 (2.08%) Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) CentOS
4 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.60%) Web Development
2 42 (21.88%) Front End Development
3 29 (15.10%) Content Management
4 22 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (8.85%) MVC
6 16 (8.33%) OOP
7 15 (7.81%) OO
8 13 (6.77%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.77%) Open Source
8 13 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (6.77%) SEO
8 13 (6.77%) TDD
9 12 (6.25%) DevOps
10 11 (5.73%) SDLC
11 6 (3.13%) Analytics
11 6 (3.13%) API Design
11 6 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (3.13%) Project Management
12 5 (2.60%) ERP
12 5 (2.60%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 123 (64.06%) PHP
2 104 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.73%) Python
4 6 (3.13%) Java
4 6 (3.13%) Ruby
5 5 (2.60%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.04%) C#
7 2 (1.04%) SQL
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.52%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.52%) VB6
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.65%) Ansible
2 2 (1.04%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (7.29%) Adobe
2 12 (6.25%) Google
2 12 (6.25%) Zend
3 7 (3.65%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.13%) Sage
5 3 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Facebook
6 2 (1.04%) hybris
6 2 (1.04%) Informatica
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle
6 2 (1.04%) Pardot
6 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.04%) Talend
6 2 (1.04%) Twitter
6 2 (1.04%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) HEAT Software
7 1 (0.52%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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