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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 240 246 215
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing WordPress 27 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 1.67% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 16
Median daily rate £276 £300 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £340 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £36.50 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.86% +196.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +62.22%
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
1644 1741 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.75% 17.79% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1043 955
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 65 85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.02 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +14 5 £300 +9.09% 1
Surrey -2 5 £200 -23.80% 5
Oxfordshire - 5 £300 - 6
Hampshire -8 4 £200 -20.00% 5
East Sussex +11 3 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £275 -8.33% 3
Kent - 2 £253 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 45 (64.29%) PHP
2 43 (61.43%) CSS
3 41 (58.57%) HTML
4 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (41.43%) Web Development
6 23 (32.86%) jQuery
7 19 (27.14%) Marketing
8 17 (24.29%) CMS
9 15 (21.43%) SQL
10 13 (18.57%) MySQL
10 13 (18.57%) Windows
10 13 (18.57%) HTML5
11 12 (17.14%) Drupal
11 12 (17.14%) Linux
12 11 (15.71%) Intranet
12 11 (15.71%) CSS3
13 10 (14.29%) .NET
14 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
15 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
15 8 (11.43%) C#
15 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
15 8 (11.43%) LAMP
15 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (11.43%) Joomla!
16 7 (10.00%) JSON
16 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
16 7 (10.00%) Node.js
16 7 (10.00%) Sass
16 7 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (10.00%) 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 17 (24.29%) CMS
2 12 (17.14%) Drupal
3 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
4 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.43%) Joomla!
4 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.14%) IIS
5 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.29%) Apache
7 2 (2.86%) concrete5
7 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.86%) MODX
7 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.43%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.29%) InDesign
4 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Magento
2 3 (4.29%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (4.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) Intranet
2 6 (8.57%) Internet
3 5 (7.14%) HTTP
4 3 (4.29%) Skype
5 2 (2.86%) FTP
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) WAN
5 2 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.29%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) git-flow
4 1 (1.43%) Grunt
General
1 19 (27.14%) Marketing
2 4 (5.71%) German Language
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
3 17 (24.29%) PHP Developer
4 16 (22.86%) Web Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) IT Support
7 6 (8.57%) Administrator
7 6 (8.57%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.71%) Designer
9 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Junior
10 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (61.43%) CSS
2 41 (58.57%) HTML
3 23 (32.86%) jQuery
4 13 (18.57%) HTML5
5 11 (15.71%) CSS3
6 10 (14.29%) .NET
7 8 (11.43%) LAMP
8 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (10.00%) JSON
8 7 (10.00%) Node.js
8 7 (10.00%) Sass
8 7 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.57%) Ajax
9 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.14%) DCOM
11 3 (4.29%) COM
11 3 (4.29%) Symfony
11 3 (4.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) User Experience
2 5 (7.14%) Blog
3 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.29%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.86%) Life Science
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Web Development
2 7 (10.00%) Content Management
2 7 (10.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (10.00%) MVC
3 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.57%) OO
4 5 (7.14%) OOP
4 5 (7.14%) Web Design
5 4 (5.71%) Document Management
5 4 (5.71%) SEO
5 4 (5.71%) TDD
5 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.29%) BDD
6 3 (4.29%) Content Development
6 3 (4.29%) CRM
6 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.29%) Open Source
6 3 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) PHP
2 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) C#
5 7 (10.00%) Java
6 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.14%) VB
7 5 (7.14%) VB6
8 2 (2.86%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Ansible
1 2 (2.86%) cPanel
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.86%) Packer
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
1 2 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Adobe
1 7 (10.00%) VMware
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Sage
5 3 (4.29%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (4.29%) FrontRange
5 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.86%) Apple
6 2 (2.86%) arcserve
6 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.86%) Zend
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
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