The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EllisLab ExpressionEngine
Rank 586 558 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine 6 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.023% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.061% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9845 9126 8714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6369 5531 4914
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 19 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 24 December 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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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 -34 6 £275 +22.22% 2
South East -30 4 £275 +22.22% 1
North West -10 1 £225 -
Manchester -12 1 £225 -
South West -28 1 £288 +27.77%
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Hull - - - -
London - - - -
Maidstone - - - -

ExpressionEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (85.71%) PHP
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) MySQL
5 10 (47.62%) CMS
6 9 (42.86%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) PHP5
7 8 (38.10%) OOP
7 8 (38.10%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (33.33%) WordPress
9 6 (28.57%) Digital Media
9 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) Zend
9 6 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (23.81%) Symfony
10 5 (23.81%) Magento
10 5 (23.81%) Facebook
10 5 (23.81%) CSS3
10 5 (23.81%) Sass
11 4 (19.05%) LESS
11 4 (19.05%) User Experience
11 4 (19.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (19.05%) Twitter
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (19.05%) Liferay
11 4 (19.05%) Umbraco
11 4 (19.05%) Drupal

ExpressionEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (47.62%) CMS
2 7 (33.33%) WordPress
3 4 (19.05%) Liferay
3 4 (19.05%) Joomla!
3 4 (19.05%) Drupal
3 4 (19.05%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Magento
2 4 (19.05%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (19.05%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Front-End Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
5 5 (23.81%) Symfony
5 5 (23.81%) Sass
5 5 (23.81%) CSS3
6 4 (19.05%) LESS
6 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
6 4 (19.05%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
7 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.52%) Zend Framework
8 2 (9.52%) CakePHP
8 2 (9.52%) YUI
8 2 (9.52%) LAMP
9 1 (4.76%) Flash
9 1 (4.76%) Middleware
9 1 (4.76%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Social Media
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OOP
1 8 (38.10%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Game Development
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) PHP
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) PHP5
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Zend
2 5 (23.81%) Facebook
3 4 (19.05%) Twitter
3 4 (19.05%) Adobe
3 4 (19.05%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) Akamai
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