Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 July 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 473 363 483
Rank change year-on-year -110 +120 -43
Contract jobs citing WordPress 60 29 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.45% 1.21% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 90
10th Percentile £220 £207 £263
25th Percentile £263 £281 £304
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £405
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -13.58% +8.00%
75th Percentile £475 £488 £525
90th Percentile £515 £500 £550
England median daily rate £329 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.00% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +155.81% - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £23.40 -
% change year-on-year +60.26% - -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,134 2,387 6,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.75% 15.04% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,897 1,649 4,456
10th Percentile £335 £317 £306
25th Percentile £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £520
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £701 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 45
10th Percentile £16.05 £15.00 £12.84
25th Percentile £21.25 £23.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £34.75 £34.90 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year -0.42% +67.52% +1.61%
75th Percentile £57.50 £51.75 £34.60
90th Percentile £69.58 £60.00 £49.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.65
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.77% -1.74%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for WordPress in London

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WordPress in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for WordPress in London

WordPress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for WordPress in London

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing WordPress in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for WordPress in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
Central London -33 4 £463 -2.63% 8
West London +3 1 £250 - 5
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 38 (63.33%) PHP
2 33 (55.00%) CSS
3 31 (51.67%) HTML
4 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 18 (30.00%) Full Stack Development
6 16 (26.67%) SEO
7 15 (25.00%) Marketing
7 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (21.67%) CMS
9 11 (18.33%) MVC
9 11 (18.33%) Symfony
9 11 (18.33%) User Experience
10 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 9 (15.00%) MySQL
12 8 (13.33%) Web Development
12 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
12 8 (13.33%) Social Media
12 8 (13.33%) Node.js
12 8 (13.33%) React
12 8 (13.33%) Social Skills
13 7 (11.67%) gulp
13 7 (11.67%) API Integration
13 7 (11.67%) Laravel
13 7 (11.67%) Web Services
14 6 (10.00%) SOAP
14 6 (10.00%) B2B
14 6 (10.00%) TDD
14 6 (10.00%) CSS3
14 6 (10.00%) AWS

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (21.67%) CMS
2 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.00%) Drupal
4 2 (3.33%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.33%) Moodle
4 2 (3.33%) Totara
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Headless CMS
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Figma
1 3 (5.00%) Sketch
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) AWS
2 4 (6.67%) GitHub
3 3 (5.00%) Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.33%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.33%) PowerApps
4 2 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Asana
5 1 (1.67%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.67%) Heroku
5 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SSL
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) gulp
3 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.67%) git-flow
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Social Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Law
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) WordPress Developer
3 16 (26.67%) PHP Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Designer
7 4 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Content Editor
8 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Web Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Digital Designer
9 2 (3.33%) FMCG Manager
9 2 (3.33%) FMCG Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Designer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) CSS
2 31 (51.67%) HTML
3 11 (18.33%) Symfony
4 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (13.33%) Node.js
4 8 (13.33%) React
5 7 (11.67%) Laravel
5 7 (11.67%) Web Services
6 6 (10.00%) CSS3
6 6 (10.00%) SOAP
7 5 (8.33%) Django
7 5 (8.33%) RESTful
7 5 (8.33%) Sass
7 5 (8.33%) XML
8 4 (6.67%) HTML5
8 4 (6.67%) Vue.js
8 4 (6.67%) XHTML
9 3 (5.00%) jQuery
10 2 (3.33%) Ajax
11 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) User Experience
2 8 (13.33%) Social Media
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Animation
4 2 (3.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Full Stack Development
2 16 (26.67%) SEO
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) MVC
5 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.33%) Web Development
6 7 (11.67%) API Integration
7 6 (10.00%) B2B
7 6 (10.00%) TDD
8 5 (8.33%) Architectural Design
8 5 (8.33%) B2C
8 5 (8.33%) Benchmarking
8 5 (8.33%) Business Development
8 5 (8.33%) Revenue Management
8 5 (8.33%) SOLID
9 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) PHP
2 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) PHP 7
4 2 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) ES6
5 1 (1.67%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Adobe
2 3 (5.00%) HubSpot
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Facebook
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Sage
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) WooCommerce