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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 16 May 2022 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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 536 386 384
Rank change year-on-year -150 -2 +98
Contract jobs citing WordPress 50 79 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.02% 2.36% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 35
10th Percentile £200 £223 £231
25th Percentile £275 £300 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
75th Percentile £500 £488 £488
90th Percentile £575 £608 £502
England median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year - +132.56% -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £45.00 £16.76
% change year-on-year -27.22% +168.58% -

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 4,884 3,351 3,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.67% 14.13% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,446 2,398 2,133
10th Percentile £368 £325 £313
25th Percentile £463 £418 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.22% +2.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £700
England median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 27
10th Percentile £23.15 £17.00 £15.00
25th Percentile £27.34 £21.25 £19.56
Median hourly rate £40.75 £40.25 £26.48
Median % change year-on-year +1.24% +52.00% -2.83%
75th Percentile £65.94 £57.50 £44.69
90th Percentile £77.88 £68.95 £61.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +17.44%

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 16 May 2022.

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

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 6 months to 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -34 3 £450 +9.09% 7
West London -8 1 £550 +120.00% 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 21 (42.00%) PHP
2 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) SEO
4 14 (28.00%) CMS
5 13 (26.00%) Analytics
5 13 (26.00%) Google
6 12 (24.00%) Marketing
7 10 (20.00%) Web Development
7 10 (20.00%) Google Analytics
7 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (20.00%) CSS
8 9 (18.00%) MySQL
8 9 (18.00%) React
9 8 (16.00%) User Experience
9 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.00%) Agile
10 7 (14.00%) Drupal
11 6 (12.00%) JSON
11 6 (12.00%) AWS
11 6 (12.00%) Sass
11 6 (12.00%) WooCommerce
11 6 (12.00%) Accessibility
12 5 (10.00%) Social Skills
12 5 (10.00%) Fintech
12 5 (10.00%) Node.js
12 5 (10.00%) UX Design
12 5 (10.00%) jQuery
13 4 (8.00%) VMware
13 4 (8.00%) Adobe

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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 14 (28.00%) CMS
2 7 (14.00%) Drupal
3 4 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.00%) Sketch
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 6 (12.00%) AWS
3 4 (8.00%) Azure
4 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.00%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.00%) Cloudflare
4 3 (6.00%) GCP
4 3 (6.00%) GitHub
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (6.00%) SaaS
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (4.00%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Serverless
6 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.00%) Fastly
6 1 (2.00%) MailChimp
6 1 (2.00%) Vercel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DKIM
1 1 (2.00%) DMARC
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) eduroam
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.00%) BigQuery
2 3 (6.00%) Looker
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.00%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.00%) Cypress.io
4 1 (2.00%) Mocha
4 1 (2.00%) Storybook
4 1 (2.00%) webpack
4 1 (2.00%) WiX
General
1 12 (24.00%) Marketing
2 5 (10.00%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) WordPress Developer
3 8 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) SEO Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.00%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SEO Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Content Designer
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.00%) React Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) HTML
2 10 (20.00%) CSS
3 9 (18.00%) React
4 6 (12.00%) JSON
4 6 (12.00%) Sass
5 5 (10.00%) jQuery
5 5 (10.00%) Node.js
6 3 (6.00%) CSS3
6 3 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (6.00%) HTML5
6 3 (6.00%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (6.00%) Next.js
6 3 (6.00%) REST
7 2 (4.00%) Material-UI
7 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.00%) XML
8 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.00%) Jest
8 1 (2.00%) Laravel
8 1 (2.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Social Media
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Sports Betting
4 1 (2.00%) Animation
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
1 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) SEO
2 13 (26.00%) Analytics
3 10 (20.00%) Web Development
4 8 (16.00%) Agile
4 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.00%) Fintech
5 5 (10.00%) UX Design
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) Full Stack Development
7 3 (6.00%) B2C
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Content Management
7 3 (6.00%) Evolutionary Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) Log Aggregation
7 3 (6.00%) Microservices
7 3 (6.00%) Pay per click
7 3 (6.00%) Social Media Marketing
7 3 (6.00%) SOLID
7 3 (6.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) PHP
2 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Bash
4 3 (6.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Accessibility
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Postfix
2 1 (2.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
1 3 (6.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Google
2 6 (12.00%) WooCommerce
3 4 (8.00%) Adobe
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Facebook
4 3 (6.00%) Instagram
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.00%) Hotjar
5 2 (4.00%) New Relic
6 1 (2.00%) Aruba
6 1 (2.00%) Netlify
6 1 (2.00%) Percona
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore