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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 223 245 219
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing WordPress 34 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 1.69% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 14
Median daily rate £275 £300 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-58.90% +151.72%
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
1616 1898 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.31% 19.12% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1152 907
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 62 74
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.68 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.71% +9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Berkshire +6 10 £281 -19.64% 2
Hampshire +3 8 £200 -20.00% 7
Oxfordshire -4 7 £313 +25.00% 4
Surrey +4 3 £200 -33.33% 7
East Sussex +3 3 £275 -21.42% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £263 -12.50% 1
Kent - 1 £200 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 45 (65.22%) PHP
2 42 (60.87%) CSS
3 40 (57.97%) HTML
4 35 (50.72%) JavaScript
5 29 (42.03%) Web Development
6 21 (30.43%) Marketing
7 17 (24.64%) jQuery
7 17 (24.64%) HTML5
8 16 (23.19%) CMS
9 13 (18.84%) CSS3
10 11 (15.94%) Front End Development
10 11 (15.94%) SQL
10 11 (15.94%) MySQL
10 11 (15.94%) Drupal
10 11 (15.94%) Joomla!
10 11 (15.94%) Content Management
11 10 (14.49%) User Experience
12 9 (13.04%) Intranet
13 8 (11.59%) LAMP
13 8 (11.59%) MVC
13 8 (11.59%) .NET
13 8 (11.59%) Document Management
13 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
14 7 (10.14%) Node.js
14 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
14 7 (10.14%) Java
14 7 (10.14%) C#
14 7 (10.14%) Windows
14 7 (10.14%) Internet
15 6 (8.70%) SLA

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 16 (23.19%) CMS
2 11 (15.94%) Drupal
2 11 (15.94%) Joomla!
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
4 4 (5.80%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.90%) MODX
6 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.35%) InDesign
1 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Magento
1 3 (4.35%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Intranet
2 7 (10.14%) Internet
3 5 (7.25%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) Skype
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) FTP
6 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) MySQL
2 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Grunt
5 1 (1.45%) git-flow
5 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.45%) Mocha
General
1 21 (30.43%) Marketing
2 6 (8.70%) Legal
3 4 (5.80%) German Language
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
4 3 (4.35%) Finance
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 16 (23.19%) WordPress Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Web Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
7 5 (7.25%) Web Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Support Assistant
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Assistant
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Assistant
8 4 (5.80%) Web Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Web Content Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Web Content Assistant
8 4 (5.80%) Web Content Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Web Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Website Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) CSS
2 40 (57.97%) HTML
3 17 (24.64%) HTML5
3 17 (24.64%) jQuery
4 13 (18.84%) CSS3
5 8 (11.59%) .NET
5 8 (11.59%) LAMP
6 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.14%) Node.js
7 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.70%) REST
7 6 (8.70%) Sass
8 5 (7.25%) DCOM
8 5 (7.25%) JSON
9 4 (5.80%) Symfony
9 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.35%) Ajax
10 3 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) User Experience
2 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) Blog
4 4 (5.80%) Statistics
5 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.35%) Social Media
5 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Web Development
2 11 (15.94%) Content Management
2 11 (15.94%) Front End Development
3 8 (11.59%) Document Management
3 8 (11.59%) MVC
4 6 (8.70%) OO
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.25%) SEO
6 4 (5.80%) CRM
6 4 (5.80%) ERP
6 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.80%) TDD
6 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.35%) BDD
7 3 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.35%) OOP
7 3 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) PHP
2 35 (50.72%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.94%) SQL
4 7 (10.14%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) Java
5 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.25%) VB
6 5 (7.25%) VB6
7 3 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Ansible
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.90%) Packer
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
1 2 (2.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Rackspace
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Sage
4 3 (4.35%) Adobe
4 3 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (4.35%) FrontRange
4 3 (4.35%) Zend
5 2 (2.90%) Apple
5 2 (2.90%) arcserve
5 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday