The first table below looks at the demand for ExpressionEngine skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ExpressionEngine over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EllisLab ExpressionEngine
Rank 595 544 590
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +46
Contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.082% 0.095% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £225 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9768 8438 9919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.36% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 4773 5359
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 416 450
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.53 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

ExpressionEngine
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ExpressionEngine within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

ExpressionEngine Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ExpressionEngine
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine within the UK.

ExpressionEngine Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ExpressionEngine
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ExpressionEngine within the UK.

ExpressionEngine Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ExpressionEngine
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ExpressionEngine within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 8 £375 +66.66% 4
London -33 7 £375 - 2
City of London -10 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

ExpressionEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ExpressionEngine 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 ExpressionEngine.

1 18 (94.74%) PHP
2 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) MySQL
5 8 (42.11%) WordPress
5 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) Drupal
6 7 (36.84%) MVC
6 7 (36.84%) CMS
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 5 (26.32%) OOP
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) Retail
9 4 (21.05%) Subversion
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) Facebook
10 3 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
10 3 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (15.79%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) Web Design
10 3 (15.79%) Ajax
10 3 (15.79%) LAMP
10 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (10.53%) Sass
11 2 (10.53%) UNIX
11 2 (10.53%) Linux

ExpressionEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ExpressionEngine 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 ExpressionEngine. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) WordPress
2 7 (36.84%) Drupal
2 7 (36.84%) CMS
3 3 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (10.53%) Joomla!
4 2 (10.53%) SugarCRM
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Flash Builder
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) PHP Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Programmer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (10.53%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
1 16 (84.21%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) LAMP
6 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) Sass
6 2 (10.53%) Yii
7 1 (5.26%) Google Maps API
7 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
7 1 (5.26%) Laravel
7 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.26%) Flash
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Social Media
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) OOP
3 4 (21.05%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) SEO
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) PHP
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP5
3 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Facebook
2 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.53%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
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