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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 231 224 218
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 24 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.077%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 0.92% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £8.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -75.71%
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
1744 1525 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.79% 17.06% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 780 657
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 101
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 - 14 £300 - 4
Surrey -1 3 £338 +92.85% 8
East Sussex -3 2 £344 -1.78% 3
Oxfordshire -21 1 £238 -8.65% 2
Hampshire -24 1 - - 10
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 5
Kent - - - - 3
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 42 (79.25%) PHP
2 37 (69.81%) HTML
2 37 (69.81%) CSS
3 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
4 30 (56.60%) jQuery
5 26 (49.06%) MySQL
6 25 (47.17%) CMS
7 20 (37.74%) Drupal
7 20 (37.74%) HTML5
8 16 (30.19%) CSS3
9 15 (28.30%) Mobile App
10 12 (22.64%) Marketing
11 10 (18.87%) Content Management
12 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.09%) Web Design
12 8 (15.09%) MVC
12 8 (15.09%) SEO
12 8 (15.09%) SQL
13 7 (13.21%) Linux
13 7 (13.21%) B2B
13 7 (13.21%) Degree
13 7 (13.21%) Digital Media
14 6 (11.32%) Grunt
14 6 (11.32%) Web Development
14 6 (11.32%) Email Marketing
14 6 (11.32%) B2C
14 6 (11.32%) OO
14 6 (11.32%) Publishing
15 5 (9.43%) Migration
15 5 (9.43%) Subversion

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (47.17%) CMS
2 20 (37.74%) Drupal
3 3 (5.66%) Joomla!
3 3 (5.66%) TeamSite
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Moodle
5 1 (1.89%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.89%) MODX
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) InDesign
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Redis
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Grunt
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Xdebug
4 2 (3.77%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (22.64%) Marketing
2 6 (11.32%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Czech Language
3 2 (3.77%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 30 (56.60%) PHP Developer
3 15 (28.30%) WordPress Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Content Editor
6 5 (9.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.77%) PHP Magento Developer
9 2 (3.77%) PHP Programmer
9 2 (3.77%) Programmer
9 2 (3.77%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Magento Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Administrator
10 1 (1.89%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Web Designer
10 1 (1.89%) Web Programmer
10 1 (1.89%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) HTML
1 37 (69.81%) CSS
2 30 (56.60%) jQuery
3 20 (37.74%) HTML5
4 16 (30.19%) CSS3
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.66%) XML
7 3 (5.66%) XSL
7 3 (5.66%) Ajax
7 3 (5.66%) Symfony
8 2 (3.77%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (3.77%) Memcached
8 2 (3.77%) XHTML
8 2 (3.77%) LAMP
8 2 (3.77%) SOAP
8 2 (3.77%) Web Services
8 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.89%) Flash
9 1 (1.89%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.21%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.55%) iDTV
3 4 (7.55%) Open Source
4 2 (3.77%) Social Media
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) SCORM
5 1 (1.89%) VLE
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Debian
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Content Management
2 8 (15.09%) Web Design
2 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) MVC
2 8 (15.09%) SEO
3 7 (13.21%) B2B
4 6 (11.32%) B2C
4 6 (11.32%) OO
4 6 (11.32%) Web Development
4 6 (11.32%) Email Marketing
5 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.77%) OOP
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) PHP
2 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) PHP5
7 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) HNC
2 2 (3.77%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Zend
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
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