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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 226 234 242
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 20 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 1.76% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 23
Median daily rate £250 £294 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £263 £253
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -
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
1259 1651 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.27% 17.52% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 995 978
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 73
Median hourly rate £34.00 £16.28 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.84% -15.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Hampshire +17 7 £225 -10.00% 3
Berkshire +7 5 £175 -50.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £225 -
Surrey +18 2 £363 +20.83% 4
Kent +4 2 £325 - 4
East Sussex +8 1 £250 -28.57% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 7
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 32 (62.75%) HTML
2 31 (60.78%) CSS
3 27 (52.94%) PHP
4 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 18 (35.29%) CMS
5 18 (35.29%) Web Development
6 17 (33.33%) Marketing
7 15 (29.41%) HTML5
8 13 (25.49%) jQuery
9 12 (23.53%) CSS3
9 12 (23.53%) Intranet
10 11 (21.57%) Joomla!
10 11 (21.57%) Content Management
10 11 (21.57%) Document Management
11 10 (19.61%) Rackspace
12 9 (17.65%) Driving Licence
12 9 (17.65%) Degree
12 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
12 9 (17.65%) SLA
12 9 (17.65%) MySQL
12 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
12 9 (17.65%) Legal
13 8 (15.69%) Content Writing
14 7 (13.73%) Sass
14 7 (13.73%) Statistics
14 7 (13.73%) QA
14 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
15 6 (11.76%) SEO
15 6 (11.76%) User Experience
15 6 (11.76%) Front End Development

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 (35.29%) CMS
2 11 (21.57%) Joomla!
3 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.88%) Drupal
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
6 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.96%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.88%) InDesign
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Magento
1 3 (5.88%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Intranet
2 3 (5.88%) Skype
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.96%) git-flow
3 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.96%) Mocha
General
1 17 (33.33%) Marketing
2 9 (17.65%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) WordPress Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Designer
3 9 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Web Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Web Content Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Web Designer
4 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (11.76%) Support Assistant
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Assistant
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Designer
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Support Assistant
6 6 (11.76%) Web Content Assistant
6 6 (11.76%) Web Content Designer
6 6 (11.76%) Web Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Website Designer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) HTML
2 31 (60.78%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) HTML5
4 13 (25.49%) jQuery
5 12 (23.53%) CSS3
6 7 (13.73%) Sass
7 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.88%) JSON
7 3 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) Ajax
8 2 (3.92%) Django
8 2 (3.92%) LAMP
8 2 (3.92%) Node.js
8 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.96%) Compass CSS Framework
9 1 (1.96%) ELK Stack
9 1 (1.96%) Laravel
9 1 (1.96%) LESS
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Driving Licence
1 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Statistics
3 6 (11.76%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.88%) Social Media
4 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.92%) Blog
5 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Android
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
1 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Web Development
2 11 (21.57%) Content Management
2 11 (21.57%) Document Management
3 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 8 (15.69%) Content Writing
5 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 6 (11.76%) SEO
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.84%) CRM
7 4 (7.84%) ERP
8 3 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.92%) Software Audit
9 2 (3.92%) TDD
9 2 (3.92%) Web Design
10 1 (1.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) PHP
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Packer
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Rackspace
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (5.88%) HEAT Software
2 3 (5.88%) Sage
3 2 (3.92%) Apple
3 2 (3.92%) arcserve
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore