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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 232 238 243
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing WordPress 42 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.43% 1.41% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 10
Median daily rate £225 £233 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £166 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £264
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -66.66%
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
1730 1564 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.59% 16.79% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 932 883
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £249 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 58 70
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +14 10 £200 +23.07% 2
Hampshire 0 8 £323 -7.19% 2
Berkshire -5 8 £375 +63.04% 3
East Sussex - 6 £225 - 5
Kent - 4 £245 - 2
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £225 +30.43% 1
Surrey -8 2 £140 -58.51% 3
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 47 (71.21%) PHP
2 40 (60.61%) CSS
3 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 36 (54.55%) HTML
5 26 (39.39%) Web Development
6 22 (33.33%) jQuery
7 21 (31.82%) SQL
8 20 (30.30%) Linux
9 18 (27.27%) CMS
10 17 (25.76%) Drupal
11 16 (24.24%) MySQL
12 15 (22.73%) .NET
12 15 (22.73%) Windows
12 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
13 13 (19.70%) Joomla!
13 13 (19.70%) Marketing
14 12 (18.18%) HTML5
15 11 (16.67%) CSS3
15 11 (16.67%) Front End Development
16 10 (15.15%) User Experience
16 10 (15.15%) MVC
16 10 (15.15%) LAMP
16 10 (15.15%) VMware
16 10 (15.15%) C#
17 9 (13.64%) Java
17 9 (13.64%) Oracle
17 9 (13.64%) Intranet
17 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
17 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
17 9 (13.64%) Active Directory

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 18 (27.27%) CMS
2 17 (25.76%) Drupal
3 13 (19.70%) Joomla!
4 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.61%) Apache
5 7 (10.61%) IIS
6 6 (9.09%) Node.js
7 4 (6.06%) concrete5
7 4 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
9 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (3.03%) MODX
9 2 (3.03%) nginx
10 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.03%) 3ds Max
3 2 (3.03%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.03%) GIMP
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Magento
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) MailChimp
2 2 (3.03%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Intranet
2 7 (10.61%) Internet
3 5 (7.58%) HTTP
4 2 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.06%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (4.55%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.03%) Grunt
5 2 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (19.70%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) German Language
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Web Developer
4 15 (22.73%) WordPress Developer
5 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (13.64%) Systems Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.58%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Systems Support
8 5 (7.58%) Systems Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) CSS
2 36 (54.55%) HTML
3 22 (33.33%) jQuery
4 15 (22.73%) .NET
5 12 (18.18%) HTML5
6 11 (16.67%) CSS3
7 10 (15.15%) LAMP
8 8 (12.12%) Ajax
8 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.58%) DCOM
11 5 (7.58%) JSON
11 5 (7.58%) XML
12 4 (6.06%) Laravel
12 4 (6.06%) Sass
12 4 (6.06%) Web Services
13 3 (4.55%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) User Experience
2 3 (4.55%) Blog
3 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.55%) Debian
5 2 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) CentOS
5 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Web Development
2 11 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 10 (15.15%) MVC
4 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.61%) OO
6 5 (7.58%) Content Management
6 5 (7.58%) OOP
6 5 (7.58%) SEO
6 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.06%) TDD
7 4 (6.06%) Web Design
8 3 (4.55%) BDD
8 3 (4.55%) Content Development
8 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.55%) Open Source
8 3 (4.55%) Project Management
8 3 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (3.03%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) PHP
2 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) C#
5 9 (13.64%) Java
6 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 7 (10.61%) VB
8 5 (7.58%) Python
8 5 (7.58%) VB6
9 3 (4.55%) C++
9 3 (4.55%) Ruby
10 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
10 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.52%) C
11 1 (1.52%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) VMware
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) Adobe
5 4 (6.06%) Sitecore
5 4 (6.06%) Zend
6 2 (3.03%) PayPal
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) Remedy
7 1 (1.52%) Sage
7 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
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