Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 341 403 496
Rank change year-on-year +62 +93 +24
Contract jobs citing WordPress 86 57 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 1.54% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 93
10th Percentile £213 £270 £250
25th Percentile £300 £319 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £406 £400 £388
Median % change year-on-year +1.56% +3.23% +3.33%
75th Percentile £488 £488 £525
90th Percentile £600 £500 £550
England median daily rate £325 £338 £339
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.37% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +109.30% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.76 -
% change year-on-year +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 3,080 3,706 6,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.22% 15.11% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,204 2,573 4,889
10th Percentile £319 £300 £313
25th Percentile £413 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £682 £675
England median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 39
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.00 £18.05
25th Percentile £22.13 £15.25 £18.88
Median hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £24.11
Median % change year-on-year +68.00% +3.69% +19.06%
75th Percentile £57.50 £36.34 £38.13
90th Percentile £69.54 £57.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.63% +10.56% -

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

WordPress
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 13 April 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 13 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 13 April 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 +40 5 £413 +3.13% 6
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 48 (55.81%) JavaScript
1 48 (55.81%) CSS
2 46 (53.49%) HTML
3 45 (52.33%) PHP
4 30 (34.88%) Marketing
5 28 (32.56%) SEO
6 23 (26.74%) CMS
7 19 (22.09%) MVC
8 18 (20.93%) Symfony
9 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
9 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (18.60%) Social Media
10 14 (16.28%) AWS
11 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
12 11 (12.79%) Web Services
13 10 (11.63%) XHTML
13 10 (11.63%) Web Application Development
13 10 (11.63%) React
13 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.47%) User Experience
14 9 (10.47%) CSS3
14 9 (10.47%) Node.js
14 9 (10.47%) Finance
14 9 (10.47%) Web Development
15 8 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (9.30%) B2C
15 8 (9.30%) Azure
15 8 (9.30%) HTML5
15 8 (9.30%) gulp
16 7 (8.14%) Microsoft

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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 23 (26.74%) CMS
2 6 (6.98%) Drupal
3 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) Headless CMS
4 2 (2.33%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.33%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.33%) Moodle
4 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) bbPress
5 1 (1.16%) Jadu
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) PrestaShop
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Sketch
2 2 (2.33%) Figma
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.16%) InVision
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.33%) Magento
3 1 (1.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) AWS
2 8 (9.30%) Azure
3 6 (6.98%) PaaS
4 3 (3.49%) Heroku
5 2 (2.33%) GitHub
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Asana
6 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.16%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.16%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.16%) Serverless
6 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SSL
2 2 (2.33%) DHCP
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) SAN
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) Redis
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.30%) gulp
3 2 (2.33%) Bower
3 2 (2.33%) Grunt
3 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Composer
4 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.16%) Cypress.io
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 30 (34.88%) Marketing
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Law
4 4 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.49%) Retail
6 2 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 58 (67.44%) Developer
2 21 (24.42%) WordPress Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Full Stack Developer
3 20 (23.26%) PHP Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Lead Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Designer
7 5 (5.81%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.65%) Junior
8 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) FMCG Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (3.49%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.49%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Web Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (55.81%) CSS
2 46 (53.49%) HTML
3 18 (20.93%) Symfony
4 11 (12.79%) Web Services
5 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.63%) React
5 10 (11.63%) XHTML
6 9 (10.47%) CSS3
6 9 (10.47%) Node.js
7 8 (9.30%) HTML5
8 7 (8.14%) jQuery
9 6 (6.98%) Laravel
9 6 (6.98%) RESTful
9 6 (6.98%) Vue.js
9 6 (6.98%) XML
10 5 (5.81%) Django
10 5 (5.81%) Sass
10 5 (5.81%) SOAP
11 3 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Social Media
2 9 (10.47%) User Experience
3 6 (6.98%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) FMCG
7 2 (2.33%) Animation
7 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.33%) NHS
8 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.16%) Blog
8 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.16%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.16%) W3C
8 1 (1.16%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) SEO
2 19 (22.09%) MVC
3 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.63%) Web Application Development
5 9 (10.47%) Web Development
6 8 (9.30%) B2C
7 7 (8.14%) Migration
8 6 (6.98%) API Integration
8 6 (6.98%) B2B
8 6 (6.98%) CRM
8 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.81%) Architectural Design
9 5 (5.81%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.81%) Load Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Revenue Management
9 5 (5.81%) SOLID
9 5 (5.81%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 45 (52.33%) PHP
3 5 (5.81%) Python
4 3 (3.49%) PHP 7
4 3 (3.49%) Ruby
4 3 (3.49%) SQL
5 2 (2.33%) ES6
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) WAI
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
1 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Adobe
4 4 (4.65%) Google
5 3 (3.49%) Apple
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) WooCommerce
7 1 (1.16%) BuddyPress
7 1 (1.16%) Facebook
7 1 (1.16%) Marketo
7 1 (1.16%) Sage