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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EllisLab ExpressionEngine
Rank 609 575 548
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -27
Contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine 4 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.039% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Average daily rate
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£263 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £445 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £288 £175
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +64.28%
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
10266 9458 8629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5680 4837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 364 438
Average hourly rate £20.80 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 7 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 3 July 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
England -44 4 £263 -19.23% 1
South East - 4 £263 -
Slough - 2 £251 -
Berkshire - 2 £251 -
Hampshire - 1 £295 -
Kent - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £295 -

ExpressionEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (40.00%) WordPress
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Drupal
6 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) B2B
6 2 (20.00%) B2C
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe
6 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) OOP

ExpressionEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 4 (40.00%) WordPress
3 2 (20.00%) Drupal
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) CMS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Google Maps API
3 1 (10.00%) FBML
3 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Cybernetics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter