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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 - 135
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% - 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Median daily rate £275 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £240
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -22.72% -4.34%  

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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 457 408 613
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.64% 16.33% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 252 371
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 44
Median hourly rate £18.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

WordPress
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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 1 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
East Anglia - 1 £300 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 3 (42.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Sitecore
2 3 (42.86%) Magento
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat

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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 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Drupal
1 3 (42.86%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Composer
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Interactive Media
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SEO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Link Building
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source Development
3 1 (14.29%) Pay per click
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Xerox