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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / South East
Rank 226 235 242
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing WordPress 16 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 1.59% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 14
Median daily rate £375 £294 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
1247 1508 1703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.42% 17.16% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 967 953
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 80
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £54.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

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 26 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +15 5 £450 +63.63% 1
Surrey +3 5 £388 +28.63% 1
Oxfordshire -5 4 £300 +50.00% 6
East Sussex +6 1 £210 -16.00% 4
Hampshire +6 1 - - 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 23 (54.76%) CSS
2 22 (52.38%) HTML
3 20 (47.62%) CMS
4 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
5 18 (42.86%) PHP
6 17 (40.48%) MySQL
7 15 (35.71%) SQL
7 15 (35.71%) HTML5
8 14 (33.33%) CSS3
8 14 (33.33%) Web Development
9 10 (23.81%) Marketing
9 10 (23.81%) Linux
9 10 (23.81%) Content Management
10 9 (21.43%) Python
10 9 (21.43%) Degree
10 9 (21.43%) Joomla!
11 8 (19.05%) JSON
11 8 (19.05%) jQuery
11 8 (19.05%) Drupal
11 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
11 8 (19.05%) Rackspace
11 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 8 (19.05%) Legal
12 7 (16.67%) Document Management
12 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 7 (16.67%) Windows
12 7 (16.67%) Intranet
12 7 (16.67%) SLA

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 20 (47.62%) CMS
2 9 (21.43%) Joomla!
3 8 (19.05%) Drupal
4 6 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Kentico
5 1 (2.38%) phpBB
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Intranet
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) MySQL
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) phpMyAdmin
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Grunt
3 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.38%) Mocha
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (23.81%) Marketing
2 8 (19.05%) Legal
3 5 (11.90%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) PHP Developer
3 9 (21.43%) WordPress Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Designer
4 8 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (19.05%) Web Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Web Content Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Web Designer
6 6 (14.29%) Support Assistant
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Assistant
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Designer
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Support Assistant
6 6 (14.29%) Web Content Assistant
6 6 (14.29%) Web Content Designer
6 6 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Website Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) CSS
2 22 (52.38%) HTML
3 15 (35.71%) HTML5
4 14 (33.33%) CSS3
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
5 8 (19.05%) JSON
6 7 (16.67%) YAML
7 6 (14.29%) LAMP
8 4 (9.52%) XML
9 3 (7.14%) REST
9 3 (7.14%) Sass
10 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.76%) Django
10 2 (4.76%) Laravel
10 2 (4.76%) Symfony
11 1 (2.38%) Ajax
11 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.38%) Node.js
11 1 (2.38%) Smarty
11 1 (2.38%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Web Development
2 10 (23.81%) Content Management
3 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Document Management
4 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) Statistics
5 6 (14.29%) Content Writing
5 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Web Design
7 4 (9.52%) SEO
8 3 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 3 (7.14%) OOP
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) PHP
3 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Python
5 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) PMO
1 7 (16.67%) QA
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Piwik
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Rackspace
2 3 (7.14%) Zend
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore