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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 226 241 234
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing WordPress 20 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.29% 1.30% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 8
Average daily rate £303 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £159 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.44%
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
1550 1688 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 17.69% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 945 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 84
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 5 £301 +2.55% 10
East Sussex +13 4 £319 -7.27% 1
Hampshire +7 3 £288 - 6
Berkshire -1 3 £275 -
Kent - 3 £325 - 2
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire +5 1 £375 +57.89% 2
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 39 (79.59%) HTML
2 37 (75.51%) PHP
3 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 34 (69.39%) CSS
5 25 (51.02%) jQuery
6 19 (38.78%) CMS
7 15 (30.61%) SQL
8 14 (28.57%) Linux
9 13 (26.53%) Drupal
9 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
10 12 (24.49%) Front End Development
10 12 (24.49%) .NET
11 11 (22.45%) MySQL
11 11 (22.45%) Java
11 11 (22.45%) OO
11 11 (22.45%) HTML5
12 10 (20.41%) Apache
12 10 (20.41%) Joomla!
13 8 (16.33%) C#
13 8 (16.33%) LAMP
13 8 (16.33%) SEO
13 8 (16.33%) Intranet
13 8 (16.33%) Magento
14 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 7 (14.29%) CSS3
14 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.29%) Web Services
15 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.24%) Sitecore
15 6 (12.24%) Content Management

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (38.78%) CMS
2 13 (26.53%) Drupal
3 10 (20.41%) Apache
3 10 (20.41%) Joomla!
4 4 (8.16%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
5 3 (6.12%) nginx
5 3 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.08%) concrete5
6 2 (4.08%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.08%) 3ds Max
3 2 (4.08%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.08%) GIMP
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.04%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Magento
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.08%) BigMachines
3 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (4.08%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) MailChimp
2 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Sage Pay
3 1 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) Grunt
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Czech Language
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) PHP Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (24.49%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.33%) WordPress Developer
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.20%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (10.20%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Junior
8 3 (6.12%) Web Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.08%) Magento Developer
9 2 (4.08%) PHP Magento Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Programmer
9 2 (4.08%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) HTML
2 34 (69.39%) CSS
3 25 (51.02%) jQuery
4 12 (24.49%) .NET
5 11 (22.45%) HTML5
6 8 (16.33%) LAMP
7 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.29%) CSS3
7 7 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (10.20%) Ajax
8 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.16%) RESTful
9 4 (8.16%) SOAP
9 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.12%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (6.12%) Flash
10 3 (6.12%) Laravel
10 3 (6.12%) PhoneGap
10 3 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
3 1 (2.04%) Blog
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) SCORM
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Debian
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) CentOS
3 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Front End Development
2 11 (22.45%) OO
3 8 (16.33%) SEO
4 6 (12.24%) Content Management
4 6 (12.24%) Web Development
5 5 (10.20%) CRM
5 5 (10.20%) MVC
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.08%) Android Development
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.08%) ERP
8 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.08%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.08%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.08%) OWASP
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) PHP
2 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) C#
6 5 (10.20%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) VB
7 3 (6.12%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.08%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (2.04%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (2.04%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe
2 3 (6.12%) Zend
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) PayPal
3 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.08%) Siebel
4 1 (2.04%) Facebook
4 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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