The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 235 235 233
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing WordPress 34 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 1.80% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 9
Median daily rate £325 £281 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £351 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £239 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.37% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £12.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -61.66%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1578 1503 1647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.58% 16.18% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 914 921
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 59 70
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.08 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the South East region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the South East region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire -6 8 £375 +63.04% 1
Oxfordshire +15 6 £275 +69.23% 3
Hampshire +5 6 £323 +14.66% 5
East Sussex - 5 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £293 -2.50% 2
Surrey -3 3 £330 -2.22% 3
Kent - 1 £215 - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 46 (68.66%) PHP
2 39 (58.21%) CSS
3 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
4 36 (53.73%) HTML
5 26 (38.81%) Web Development
6 21 (31.34%) jQuery
7 19 (28.36%) SQL
8 17 (25.37%) Linux
9 16 (23.88%) MySQL
9 16 (23.88%) CMS
10 15 (22.39%) Drupal
11 14 (20.90%) Windows
12 13 (19.40%) HTML5
13 12 (17.91%) Marketing
13 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
13 12 (17.91%) .NET
14 11 (16.42%) LAMP
14 11 (16.42%) CSS3
15 10 (14.93%) Joomla!
15 10 (14.93%) VMware
16 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (13.43%) Oracle
16 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
16 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
16 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
16 9 (13.43%) Intranet
16 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
17 8 (11.94%) Front End Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (23.88%) CMS
2 15 (22.39%) Drupal
3 10 (14.93%) Joomla!
4 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.96%) IIS
6 5 (7.46%) Apache
7 2 (2.99%) concrete5
7 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.99%) MODX
7 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.49%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (1.49%) nginx
8 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Magento
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Intranet
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) HTTP
4 2 (2.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.48%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.48%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) Selenium
General
1 12 (17.91%) Marketing
2 4 (5.97%) German Language
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) PHP Developer
3 18 (26.87%) WordPress Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Support Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) Web Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Systems Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 5 (7.46%) IT Support
7 5 (7.46%) VMWare Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) VMware Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) CSS
2 36 (53.73%) HTML
3 21 (31.34%) jQuery
4 13 (19.40%) HTML5
5 12 (17.91%) .NET
6 11 (16.42%) CSS3
6 11 (16.42%) LAMP
7 8 (11.94%) Ajax
7 8 (11.94%) Node.js
8 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
8 7 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.46%) DCOM
10 5 (7.46%) JSON
10 5 (7.46%) Sass
11 4 (5.97%) LESS
11 4 (5.97%) XML
12 3 (4.48%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Blog
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.99%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Debian
4 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Web Development
2 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.94%) Front End Development
3 8 (11.94%) MVC
4 6 (8.96%) OO
5 5 (7.46%) OOP
5 5 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Content Management
6 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.97%) SEO
6 4 (5.97%) TDD
6 4 (5.97%) Web Design
7 3 (4.48%) BDD
7 3 (4.48%) Content Development
7 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.48%) Open Source
7 3 (4.48%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (2.99%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (2.99%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) PHP
2 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) Java
5 7 (10.45%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.46%) VB
6 5 (7.46%) VB6
7 3 (4.48%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) cPanel
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.99%) Packer
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
1 2 (2.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) VMware
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) Adobe
5 2 (2.99%) PayPal
5 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.99%) Zend
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) Sage
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com