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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 335 360
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 57 91 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 2.41% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 46
Median daily rate £325 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £432 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +372.22% -42.85%  

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 3701 3771 3795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.98% 16.91% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2569 2604 2501
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £294 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +11.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.80 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -11 7 £338 -10.00% 11
Canary Wharf - 1 £260 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 92 (68.15%) PHP
2 90 (66.67%) HTML
3 87 (64.44%) JavaScript
4 80 (59.26%) CSS
5 39 (28.89%) Web Development
6 35 (25.93%) CMS
6 35 (25.93%) HTML5
7 29 (21.48%) CSS3
8 28 (20.74%) jQuery
9 27 (20.00%) MySQL
10 25 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 25 (18.52%) Front End Development
11 20 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (14.07%) LAMP
12 19 (14.07%) Sass
12 19 (14.07%) Laravel
13 18 (13.33%) REST
13 18 (13.33%) Linux
14 17 (12.59%) Marketing
14 17 (12.59%) AngularJS
15 15 (11.11%) SEO
15 15 (11.11%) User Experience
16 14 (10.37%) DevOps
17 13 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (9.63%) Google
18 12 (8.89%) Zend
18 12 (8.89%) Publishing
18 12 (8.89%) Adobe
18 12 (8.89%) Photoshop
18 12 (8.89%) Analytics

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 35 (25.93%) CMS
2 10 (7.41%) Drupal
3 5 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.48%) IIS
5 2 (1.48%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) concrete5
6 1 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.74%) GIMP
4 1 (0.74%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Magento
1 5 (3.70%) SAP CRM
1 5 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.48%) Shopify
3 1 (0.74%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.15%) Google Analytics
3 9 (6.67%) GitHub
4 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.74%) AdWords
6 1 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.74%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Intranet
2 2 (1.48%) SSH
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) MySQL
2 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.74%) GIS
4 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (4.44%) gulp
3 6 (4.44%) Subversion
4 4 (2.96%) Artifactory
4 4 (2.96%) Maven
4 4 (2.96%) webpack
5 3 (2.22%) Grunt
5 3 (2.22%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.48%) Bower
6 2 (1.48%) GitLab
6 2 (1.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) JMeter
7 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
7 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (12.59%) Marketing
2 12 (8.89%) Publishing
3 5 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (84.44%) Developer
2 44 (32.59%) WordPress Developer
3 42 (31.11%) PHP Developer
4 21 (15.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (14.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (11.85%) Web Developer
7 14 (10.37%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 9 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 9 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.19%) PHP Web Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Angular Developer
11 4 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Email Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 4 (2.96%) UI Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
12 3 (2.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (66.67%) HTML
2 80 (59.26%) CSS
3 35 (25.93%) HTML5
4 29 (21.48%) CSS3
5 28 (20.74%) jQuery
6 19 (14.07%) LAMP
6 19 (14.07%) Laravel
6 19 (14.07%) Sass
7 18 (13.33%) REST
8 17 (12.59%) AngularJS
9 13 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (6.67%) JSON
11 8 (5.93%) React
12 7 (5.19%) CakePHP
13 6 (4.44%) .NET
13 6 (4.44%) Ajax
13 6 (4.44%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (4.44%) RESTful
13 6 (4.44%) Symfony
13 6 (4.44%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) User Experience
2 7 (5.19%) Podcast
3 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.44%) Video on Demand
4 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.22%) Blog
4 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.22%) Social Media
5 2 (1.48%) Animation
5 2 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) Linux
2 5 (3.70%) Windows
3 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) Web Development
2 25 (18.52%) Front End Development
3 20 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.11%) SEO
5 14 (10.37%) DevOps
6 12 (8.89%) Analytics
7 11 (8.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (8.15%) TDD
8 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.93%) Content Management
9 8 (5.93%) OO
10 6 (4.44%) MVC
11 5 (3.70%) CRM
11 5 (3.70%) Email Marketing
11 5 (3.70%) Marketing Management
11 5 (3.70%) Open Source
11 5 (3.70%) Statistics
12 4 (2.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (2.96%) Scrum
12 4 (2.96%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 92 (68.15%) PHP
2 87 (64.44%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.93%) Python
5 5 (3.70%) Java
5 5 (3.70%) SQL
5 5 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.96%) Go
7 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.48%) ES6
8 2 (1.48%) Perl
8 2 (1.48%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.74%) C#
9 1 (0.74%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Docker
2 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Ansible
1 5 (3.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.74%) cPanel
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Google
2 12 (8.89%) Adobe
2 12 (8.89%) Zend
3 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.70%) hybris
4 5 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (2.22%) Facebook
6 2 (1.48%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.48%) Sage
6 2 (1.48%) Twitter
7 1 (0.74%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.74%) SaltStack
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