The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 119 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.083% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 0.49% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.51% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
405 412 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.09% 17.17% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 194 208
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the Berkshire region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 3 - -
Slough - 2 £225 - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) CMS
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) CRM
5 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
5 3 (37.50%) Drupal
5 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) LAMP
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Apache
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
2 3 (37.50%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Communications Officer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Communications Manager
3 2 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Web Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Content Management
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Java