Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 223 254
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 +14
Contract jobs citing WordPress 18 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 1.94% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 23
City of London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £169 £225 £225
90th Percentile £456 £425 £428
Central London median daily rate £385 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +14.07% -3.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1018 1184 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.30% 17.60% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 927 1165
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.75 £41.55
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £16.15 £17.74
% change year-on-year +10.53% -8.96% +7.52%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WordPress in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 16 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 14 (77.78%) PHP
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 11 (61.11%) HTML5
4 11 (61.11%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) Sass
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (27.78%) LAMP
6 5 (27.78%) Intranet
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) OO PHP
7 4 (22.22%) User Experience
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe
7 4 (22.22%) Flash
7 4 (22.22%) XHTML
7 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (16.67%) Zend
8 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) BrowserStack
2 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior WordPress Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) CSS3
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) Sass
5 5 (27.78%) LAMP
6 4 (22.22%) Flash
6 4 (22.22%) XHTML
7 3 (16.67%) LESS
7 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
8 2 (11.11%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) Browserify
8 2 (11.11%) Node.js
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
9 1 (5.56%) Semantic UI
9 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.56%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) OO PHP
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
3 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) API Design
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Content Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Email Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter