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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 232 255 232
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing WordPress 32 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.97% 1.44% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 11
Median daily rate £300 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £356 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £238 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 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 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% -20.00%
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
1621 1596 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.30% 16.69% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 974 896
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 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.34 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.11% +20.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.55 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £39.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Oxfordshire +13 7 £300 +84.61% 3
Berkshire +3 5 £300 +14.28% 2
Hampshire -4 5 £325 +15.55% 5
Surrey - 5 £200 - 2
East Sussex +17 4 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £275 -8.33% 3
Kent - 3 £215 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 49 (66.22%) PHP
2 45 (60.81%) CSS
3 42 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 42 (56.76%) HTML
4 28 (37.84%) Web Development
5 24 (32.43%) jQuery
6 19 (25.68%) SQL
7 18 (24.32%) Marketing
8 15 (20.27%) CMS
8 15 (20.27%) MySQL
8 15 (20.27%) Windows
8 15 (20.27%) Linux
9 14 (18.92%) HTML5
10 13 (17.57%) CSS3
11 12 (16.22%) Drupal
12 11 (14.86%) Intranet
12 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
12 11 (14.86%) .NET
13 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
13 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
13 10 (13.51%) VMware
13 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
14 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
14 9 (12.16%) LAMP
14 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (12.16%) Oracle
15 8 (10.81%) C#
15 8 (10.81%) Ajax

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 15 (20.27%) CMS
2 12 (16.22%) Drupal
3 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
4 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
5 7 (9.46%) Joomla!
6 5 (6.76%) IIS
7 4 (5.41%) Umbraco
8 3 (4.05%) Apache
9 2 (2.70%) concrete5
9 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.70%) MODX
9 2 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.35%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.70%) InDesign
4 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Magento
2 2 (2.70%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (1.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Intranet
2 6 (8.11%) Internet
3 5 (6.76%) HTTP
4 2 (2.70%) FTP
4 2 (2.70%) Skype
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.05%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) git-flow
4 1 (1.35%) Grunt
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 18 (24.32%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) German Language
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) PHP Developer
3 22 (29.73%) WordPress Developer
4 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Systems Support Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support
7 6 (8.11%) Administrator
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Support
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) CSS
2 42 (56.76%) HTML
3 24 (32.43%) jQuery
4 14 (18.92%) HTML5
5 13 (17.57%) CSS3
6 11 (14.86%) .NET
7 9 (12.16%) LAMP
8 8 (10.81%) Ajax
9 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
9 7 (9.46%) Node.js
9 7 (9.46%) Sass
9 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.11%) JSON
11 5 (6.76%) DCOM
12 3 (4.05%) COM
12 3 (4.05%) Web Services
12 3 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Blog
3 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.70%) Life Science
4 2 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Web Development
2 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (10.81%) MVC
4 7 (9.46%) Front End Development
5 6 (8.11%) OO
6 5 (6.76%) OOP
6 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Web Design
7 4 (5.41%) Content Management
7 4 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (5.41%) TDD
8 3 (4.05%) BDD
8 3 (4.05%) Content Development
8 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.05%) ERP
8 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.05%) Open Source
8 3 (4.05%) SEO
9 2 (2.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) PHP
2 42 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 8 (10.81%) C#
5 7 (9.46%) Java
5 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.76%) VB
6 5 (6.76%) VB6
7 2 (2.70%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
1 2 (2.70%) cPanel
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Packer
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
1 2 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) VMware
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) Adobe
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) Sage
5 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.70%) FrontRange
6 2 (2.70%) Zend
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) arcserve
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.35%) PayPal
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago