The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 218 206 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 20 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 1.71% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £153 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 £23.63 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.93% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1693 1405 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.45% 16.60% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 765 783
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 95 86
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Surrey 0 6 £300 -14.28% 10
Berkshire +5 4 - -
Oxfordshire -7 4 £163 -13.33% 1
Hampshire -21 3 £225 +5.88% 8
Kent -1 2 £225 +150.00%
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - - 2
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England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 31 (81.58%) CSS
2 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 29 (76.32%) HTML
3 28 (73.68%) PHP
4 16 (42.11%) MySQL
4 16 (42.11%) CMS
4 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 12 (31.58%) Joomla!
5 12 (31.58%) Drupal
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
7 9 (23.68%) jQuery
8 7 (18.42%) CSS3
8 7 (18.42%) Web Design
9 6 (15.79%) JSON
9 6 (15.79%) Open Source
10 5 (13.16%) Web Development
10 5 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (13.16%) Content Management
10 5 (13.16%) Adobe
10 5 (13.16%) SEO
11 4 (10.53%) LAMP
11 4 (10.53%) SQL
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.53%) Apache
11 4 (10.53%) Magento
11 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (10.53%) Sass
12 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
12 3 (7.89%) Web Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Dreamweaver

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (42.11%) CMS
2 12 (31.58%) Joomla!
2 12 (31.58%) Drupal
3 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Magento
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) RFID
1 1 (2.63%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) PHP Developer
3 10 (26.32%) WordPress Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Editor
6 3 (7.89%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Communications Officer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Communications Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Web Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Web Content Editor
7 2 (5.26%) Content Editor
8 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) CSS
2 29 (76.32%) HTML
3 10 (26.32%) HTML5
4 9 (23.68%) jQuery
5 7 (18.42%) CSS3
6 6 (15.79%) JSON
7 4 (10.53%) LAMP
7 4 (10.53%) Sass
8 3 (7.89%) Ajax
9 2 (5.26%) Zend Framework
10 1 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.63%) CakePHP
10 1 (2.63%) OAuth
10 1 (2.63%) REST
10 1 (2.63%) .NET
10 1 (2.63%) SOAP
10 1 (2.63%) Web Services
10 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Kinect
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 7 (18.42%) Web Design
3 5 (13.16%) Content Management
3 5 (13.16%) SEO
3 5 (13.16%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) Web Testing
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) Android Development
7 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 28 (73.68%) PHP
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PHP5
4 2 (5.26%) PHP4
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Zend
3 2 (5.26%) Facebook
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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