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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 233 229 223
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 23 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.41% 1.18% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 9
Average daily rate
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£263 £260 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £113 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £228
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-56.52% -83.00%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1635 1523 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.51% 16.53% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 853 821
Average daily rate £388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 76 98
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £52.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Berkshire +1 8 £251 -4.28% 5
Hampshire -9 4 £286 -11.92% 7
Oxfordshire -25 3 - - 2
Surrey - 3 £338 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 3 £145 - 6
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (56.52%) PHP
2 24 (52.17%) HTML
2 24 (52.17%) CSS
3 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.96%) jQuery
5 16 (34.78%) MySQL
5 16 (34.78%) CMS
6 14 (30.43%) Content Management
6 14 (30.43%) HTML5
7 13 (28.26%) CSS3
8 10 (21.74%) Marketing
9 9 (19.57%) Drupal
9 9 (19.57%) MVC
10 6 (13.04%) SEO
10 6 (13.04%) Publishing
10 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.04%) Degree
10 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (10.87%) Zend
11 5 (10.87%) Adobe
11 5 (10.87%) B2B
11 5 (10.87%) Windows
11 5 (10.87%) Linux
11 5 (10.87%) Migration
11 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (10.87%) User Experience
12 4 (8.70%) LAMP
12 4 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (34.78%) CMS
2 9 (19.57%) Drupal
3 3 (6.52%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.17%) Moodle
5 1 (2.17%) Kentico
5 1 (2.17%) MODX
5 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.17%) DNN
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.17%) InDesign
4 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Wireless
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) Grunt
General
1 10 (21.74%) Marketing
2 6 (13.04%) Publishing
3 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.35%) Czech Language
3 2 (4.35%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) PHP Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Content Editor
5 4 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Designer
5 4 (8.70%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (6.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Web Designer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.35%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.17%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) Web Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) HTML
1 24 (52.17%) CSS
2 17 (36.96%) jQuery
3 14 (30.43%) HTML5
4 13 (28.26%) CSS3
5 4 (8.70%) Symfony
5 4 (8.70%) LAMP
6 3 (6.52%) Flash
6 3 (6.52%) .NET
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) Ajax
7 2 (4.35%) Memcached
7 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.35%) CakePHP
8 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.17%) amCharts
8 1 (2.17%) Laravel
8 1 (2.17%) Sass
8 1 (2.17%) Nutch
8 1 (2.17%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) EqualLogic
2 3 (6.52%) Social Media
2 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) W3C
3 2 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) iDTV
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) SCORM
4 1 (2.17%) VLE
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) CentOS
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Content Management
2 9 (19.57%) MVC
3 6 (13.04%) SEO
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) B2B
4 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.70%) Web Development
5 4 (8.70%) Web Design
5 4 (8.70%) OOP
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) B2C
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) OO
7 2 (4.35%) Email Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.17%) BDD
8 1 (2.17%) DevOps
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Content Management
8 1 (2.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) PHP
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) HNC
2 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) TeamSite
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe
2 5 (10.87%) Zend
3 3 (6.52%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Dell
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Altiris
3 3 (6.52%) Dell KACE
3 3 (6.52%) Ruckus Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago