Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 185 187
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing WordPress 7 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.77% 0.80% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 16
East of England median daily rate £313 £268 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.82% -16.73% +28.50%
10th Percentile £275 £161 £144
90th Percentile £388 £404 £375
England median daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -58.90% +94.67%

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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 906 754 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.86% 15.61% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 456 602
East of England median daily rate £434 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £223 £195
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 78
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.59 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.88 £44.50
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk 0 2 £325 - 1
East Anglia - 2 £300 -
Bedfordshire -7 1 £288 +51.32%
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £425 +41.67% 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 4 (57.14%) Laravel
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Symfony
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) XPath
5 2 (28.57%) WCAG
5 2 (28.57%) WAI
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
5 2 (28.57%) Drupal
5 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
5 2 (28.57%) Codeception
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Codeception
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
1 2 (28.57%) QUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 2 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) LAMP
2 4 (57.14%) Laravel
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Symfony
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (28.57%) Behat
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WAI
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker