Period
to 4 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 6 months to 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

WordPress
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 133 232
Rank change year-on-year -27 +99 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 6 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 1.91% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
10th Percentile £303 £320 £313
25th Percentile £381 £463 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £475 £375
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% +26.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £522 £503 £534
90th Percentile £584 £505 £538
Central London median daily rate £463 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -2.63% +35.71% -2.00%

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 422 314 1,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.24% 13.69% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 219 889
10th Percentile £313 £346 £308
25th Percentile £425 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +4.90%
75th Percentile £619 £588 £588
90th Percentile £688 £655 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
10th Percentile £22.00 £19.35 £12.98
25th Percentile £23.50 £25.88 £18.66
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.00% +87.50% -
75th Percentile £30.50 £47.88 £21.75
90th Percentile £32.00 £53.65 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £33.78 £20.42
% change year-on-year -34.86% +65.44% +2.08%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WordPress in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for WordPress in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WordPress in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for WordPress in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WordPress in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for WordPress in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) API Integration
3 1 (25.00%) git-flow
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) PHPDoc
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Product Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Product Vision
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Heroku
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) git-flow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
1 1 (25.00%) PHPDoc
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (25.00%) API Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Product Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Product Vision
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby