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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 245 215 206
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 30 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 2.11% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £12.30 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.74% -23.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -10.44%
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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
1919 1707 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.38% 18.53% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 942 818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 85 72
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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
Hampshire +6 14 £250 -9.09% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £300 - 3
Surrey -6 5 £263 +5.00% 3
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 4
Berkshire -10 1 £275 +10.00% 8
Oxfordshire -18 1 £250 -1.96% 8
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England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 42 (79.25%) PHP
2 40 (75.47%) HTML
3 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
4 34 (64.15%) CSS
5 20 (37.74%) jQuery
6 17 (32.08%) CMS
7 16 (30.19%) HTML5
8 14 (26.42%) SQL
9 13 (24.53%) MySQL
10 12 (22.64%) Linux
10 12 (22.64%) Content Management
11 11 (20.75%) OO
11 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
12 10 (18.87%) CSS3
13 9 (16.98%) Intranet
13 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (15.09%) Marketing
14 8 (15.09%) Drupal
14 8 (15.09%) .NET
15 7 (13.21%) Social Media
15 7 (13.21%) Twitter
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
15 7 (13.21%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (13.21%) Sitecore
15 7 (13.21%) LAMP
16 6 (11.32%) Scrum
16 6 (11.32%) Google
16 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
16 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
16 6 (11.32%) Internet

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (32.08%) CMS
2 8 (15.09%) Drupal
3 7 (13.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.77%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.89%) DNN
6 1 (1.89%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.89%) InDesign
4 1 (1.89%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.89%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Yammer
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Intranet
2 6 (11.32%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) SMS
4 3 (5.66%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) SSL
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Web Developer
3 11 (20.75%) PHP Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Designer
6 6 (11.32%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Web Designer
6 6 (11.32%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.66%) Junior
8 3 (5.66%) ICT Officer
9 2 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.77%) CMS Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Digital Project Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (1.89%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (75.47%) HTML
2 34 (64.15%) CSS
3 20 (37.74%) jQuery
4 16 (30.19%) HTML5
5 10 (18.87%) CSS3
6 8 (15.09%) .NET
7 7 (13.21%) LAMP
8 3 (5.66%) JSF
8 3 (5.66%) Ajax
8 3 (5.66%) SOAP
8 3 (5.66%) Web Services
8 3 (5.66%) Flash
8 3 (5.66%) RESTful
8 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.77%) CakePHP
9 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.77%) Laravel
10 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.89%) Sass
10 1 (1.89%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Social Media
2 5 (9.43%) Digital Media
2 5 (9.43%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.77%) W3C
5 2 (3.77%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.89%) Blog
6 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) CentOS
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Content Management
2 11 (20.75%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Scrum
4 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (9.43%) Kanban
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
7 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (5.66%) MVC
7 3 (5.66%) B2B
8 2 (3.77%) B2C
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) PHP
2 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) C
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Sitecore
1 7 (13.21%) Twitter
2 6 (11.32%) Google
2 6 (11.32%) Facebook
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.66%) Dell KACE
5 3 (5.66%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Altiris
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Zend
7 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) Siebel
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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