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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EllisLab ExpressionEngine
Rank 576 559 570
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine 17 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.018% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £213 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £338 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £175 -
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9616 8730 9811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.59% 17.11% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5676 4959 5564
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 445 448
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ExpressionEngine within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

ExpressionEngine Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 25 July 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
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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
England -20 17 £300 +41.17% 8
London +9 9 £325 +18.18% 4
South East -7 2 £225 - 3
Basingstoke - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 3
City of London - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

ExpressionEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (92.00%) PHP
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) CMS
3 14 (56.00%) CSS
3 14 (56.00%) WordPress
4 12 (48.00%) Drupal
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) MySQL
6 7 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (28.00%) Sitecore
7 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 6 (24.00%) CodeIgniter
7 6 (24.00%) OOP
7 6 (24.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) Zend
9 4 (16.00%) Joomla!
9 4 (16.00%) LAMP
9 4 (16.00%) Web Design
9 4 (16.00%) MVC
9 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) Symfony
11 2 (8.00%) Publishing
11 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
11 2 (8.00%) PHP5
11 2 (8.00%) Ext JS
11 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
11 2 (8.00%) Open Source

ExpressionEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (64.00%) CMS
2 14 (56.00%) WordPress
3 12 (48.00%) Drupal
4 7 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (16.00%) Joomla!
6 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Flash Builder
2 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) LAMP
5 3 (12.00%) Symfony
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.00%) Ext JS
7 1 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) Laravel
7 1 (4.00%) Google Maps API
7 1 (4.00%) CakePHP
7 1 (4.00%) YUI
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) OOP
1 6 (24.00%) OO
2 4 (16.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (16.00%) Web Design
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) SEO
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) PHP
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PHP5
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (20.00%) Zend
3 2 (8.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Akamai
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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