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 3 months to 23 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 / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 320 371
Rank change year-on-year -53 +51  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 49 107 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 2.66% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 90 42
Median daily rate £300 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £423
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3533 4020 4373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.08% 18.58% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2483 2900 2916
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 104
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.28 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in London

WordPress
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 3 months to 23 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
City of London -15 7 £290 -10.76% 14
Croydon - 2 £363 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 77 (72.64%) HTML
2 72 (67.92%) CSS
3 69 (65.09%) JavaScript
4 67 (63.21%) PHP
5 32 (30.19%) HTML5
5 32 (30.19%) MySQL
6 30 (28.30%) jQuery
7 29 (27.36%) CSS3
7 29 (27.36%) CMS
8 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
9 23 (21.70%) Front End Development
9 23 (21.70%) Web Development
10 21 (19.81%) LAMP
10 21 (19.81%) Linux
11 19 (17.92%) Sass
12 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (16.04%) Publishing
14 16 (15.09%) Marketing
15 15 (14.15%) Google
15 15 (14.15%) User Experience
16 13 (12.26%) Drupal
17 12 (11.32%) Google Analytics
17 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (11.32%) Analytics
17 12 (11.32%) SEO
17 12 (11.32%) Photoshop
18 11 (10.38%) OO
18 11 (10.38%) Laravel
18 11 (10.38%) Responsive Web Design
19 10 (9.43%) GitHub

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 29 (27.36%) CMS
2 13 (12.26%) Drupal
3 4 (3.77%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.89%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) DNN
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.94%) GIMP
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Magento
2 3 (2.83%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.83%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.89%) Shopify
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.94%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.32%) Google Analytics
2 10 (9.43%) GitHub
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.83%) MailChimp
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.89%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.89%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.89%) Route 53
6 1 (0.94%) AdWords
6 1 (0.94%) Akamai
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
1 1 (0.94%) Intranet
1 1 (0.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) MySQL
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Power BI
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.66%) gulp
4 5 (4.72%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (3.77%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.77%) Maven
6 3 (2.83%) Grunt
6 3 (2.83%) Subversion
6 3 (2.83%) webpack
7 2 (1.89%) Bower
7 2 (1.89%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.94%) GitLab
8 1 (0.94%) JIRA
8 1 (0.94%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.94%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (16.04%) Publishing
2 16 (15.09%) Marketing
3 5 (4.72%) Finance
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Digital Economy
5 2 (1.89%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) French Language
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (81.13%) Developer
2 33 (31.13%) WordPress Developer
3 27 (25.47%) PHP Developer
4 17 (16.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (13.21%) Web Developer
6 12 (11.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (9.43%) HTML Developer
7 10 (9.43%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 5 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Web Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Email Developer
9 4 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.77%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) HTML Email Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (72.64%) HTML
2 72 (67.92%) CSS
3 32 (30.19%) HTML5
4 30 (28.30%) jQuery
5 29 (27.36%) CSS3
6 21 (19.81%) LAMP
7 19 (17.92%) Sass
8 11 (10.38%) Laravel
9 10 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.49%) JSON
10 9 (8.49%) Node.js
11 8 (7.55%) LESS
12 7 (6.60%) REST
13 6 (5.66%) Symfony
14 5 (4.72%) Ajax
15 4 (3.77%) Kafka
15 4 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (3.77%) RESTful
15 4 (3.77%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) User Experience
2 5 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Social Media
4 3 (2.83%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.89%) Blog
5 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.94%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Front End Development
1 23 (21.70%) Web Development
2 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.32%) Analytics
3 12 (11.32%) SEO
4 11 (10.38%) OO
4 11 (10.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (8.49%) DevOps
5 9 (8.49%) TDD
6 7 (6.60%) MVC
6 7 (6.60%) Web Design
7 6 (5.66%) Content Management
7 6 (5.66%) CRM
7 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.66%) Mobile First
8 5 (4.72%) OO PHP
9 4 (3.77%) Email Marketing
9 4 (3.77%) Project Management
9 4 (3.77%) Server Building
10 3 (2.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.09%) JavaScript
2 67 (63.21%) PHP
3 7 (6.60%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.66%) Python
4 6 (5.66%) SQL
5 4 (3.77%) Go
5 4 (3.77%) Java
5 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.83%) ES6
7 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.94%) C#
8 1 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Docker
2 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) cPanel
2 3 (2.83%) Ansible
2 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.83%) Puppet
3 2 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Google
2 9 (8.49%) Adobe
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.55%) Zend
4 3 (2.83%) Facebook
4 3 (2.83%) hybris
4 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.89%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.94%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.94%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.94%) Nintex
6 1 (0.94%) PayPal
6 1 (0.94%) SaltStack
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