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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
London / City of London
Rank 147 149 180
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 1.82% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £275 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £315 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £418 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +372.22% -42.85%  

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 574 550 831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.94% 16.54% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 409 612
Median daily rate £475 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 22
Median hourly rate £28.67 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.80 £14.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing WordPress as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the City of London

WordPress
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

WordPress
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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in the City of London

WordPress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in the City of London

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) PHP
4 8 (44.44%) Marketing
5 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
6 6 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (33.33%) Publishing
6 6 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (27.78%) Email Marketing
7 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 5 (27.78%) Web Development
7 5 (27.78%) SAP CRM
7 5 (27.78%) Statistics
7 5 (27.78%) SAP
7 5 (27.78%) CRM
7 5 (27.78%) Marketing Management
7 5 (27.78%) hybris
7 5 (27.78%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) CSS3
8 4 (22.22%) Sass
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) CMS
9 3 (16.67%) LAMP
9 3 (16.67%) JSON
9 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (11.11%) Magento

WordPress
Top Related 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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) concrete5
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP CRM
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (11.11%) Magento
3 1 (5.56%) OpenCart
3 1 (5.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AdWords
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (5.56%) MailChimp
1 1 (5.56%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Grunt
3 2 (11.11%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) Bower
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Email Developer
2 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 3 (16.67%) HTML Email Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Executive
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) Sass
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) LAMP
4 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Express
5 2 (11.11%) Laravel
5 2 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) Flash
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blog
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
1 5 (27.78%) Email Marketing
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing Management
1 5 (27.78%) Statistics
1 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) API Integration
3 2 (11.11%) SEO
3 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) API Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) hybris
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
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