State of the Word 2011

Are you a WordPress fan? Do watch State of the Word 2011 talk by Matt. You will be hooked to WordPress more and more.

Some significant observations from his talk:

* 92% developers use WordPress as a CMS. It is not just a blogging platform anymore.

* 14.7% of sites online are powered by WordPress. It was 8.5% last year!

* 58 USD per hour is the average hourly rate for WordPress developers.

* Plugins or themes not updated in the last two years will be hiddden from WordPress.org repository. This is a great descision !

By the way, did you notice the great slides designed by Michael Pick? As Seth Godin says it is an inspiration to make art in everything we do!