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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 226 225 223
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing WordPress 23 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.079% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 0.46% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Average daily rate
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£240 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £95 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £268 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 £135.37
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -77.83%
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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
1505 1521 1447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.59% 17.17% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 836 794
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 88
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.20 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% -10.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.51 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +9 6 £230 -12.38% 2
Hampshire +8 6 £330 +164.00% 3
Oxfordshire -14 4 £163 -37.50% 7
Surrey - 3 £338 - 13
Buckinghamshire - 3 £173 - 3
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 26 (55.32%) PHP
2 23 (48.94%) HTML
3 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
4 21 (44.68%) CSS
5 19 (40.43%) CMS
6 16 (34.04%) HTML5
7 15 (31.91%) MySQL
7 15 (31.91%) Content Management
8 14 (29.79%) jQuery
8 14 (29.79%) CSS3
9 9 (19.15%) Marketing
10 8 (17.02%) MVC
11 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.89%) Drupal
12 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
12 6 (12.77%) Adobe
12 6 (12.77%) SEO
12 6 (12.77%) Publishing
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
13 5 (10.64%) B2B
13 5 (10.64%) .NET
13 5 (10.64%) Windows
13 5 (10.64%) Linux
13 5 (10.64%) SQL
13 5 (10.64%) Degree
13 5 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (10.64%) Zend
13 5 (10.64%) Social Media

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 19 (40.43%) CMS
2 7 (14.89%) Drupal
3 3 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.38%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.13%) DNN
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.13%) Moodle
5 1 (2.13%) Kentico
5 1 (2.13%) MODX
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.26%) InDesign
5 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.13%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) SMS
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 9 (19.15%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Czech Language
3 2 (4.26%) Dutch Language
3 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Content Editor
5 5 (10.64%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Designer
6 3 (6.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (6.38%) ICT Officer
7 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.26%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (4.26%) CMS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.13%) Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) HTML
2 21 (44.68%) CSS
3 16 (34.04%) HTML5
4 14 (29.79%) jQuery
4 14 (29.79%) CSS3
5 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 4 (8.51%) Symfony
6 4 (8.51%) Flash
6 4 (8.51%) LAMP
7 2 (4.26%) Memcached
7 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.26%) CakePHP
7 2 (4.26%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) SAML
8 1 (2.13%) XHTML
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) JSF
8 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.13%) OAuth
8 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Social Media
1 5 (10.64%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.38%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Blog
3 2 (4.26%) W3C
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) SCORM
4 1 (2.13%) VLE
4 1 (2.13%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) CentOS
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Content Management
2 8 (17.02%) MVC
3 6 (12.77%) SEO
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) B2B
4 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) OOP
6 3 (6.38%) B2C
6 3 (6.38%) Web Design
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.26%) Email Marketing
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security
7 2 (4.26%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) PHP
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe
3 5 (10.64%) Zend
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) Altiris
4 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
4 3 (6.38%) Twitter
4 3 (6.38%) Dell KACE
4 3 (6.38%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (4.26%) Facebook
5 2 (4.26%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
Godalming, Surrey
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Circa £20k to £25k (depending on experience)
Posted: 10 hours ago