The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 118 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.90% 1.79% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £230 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £206 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £256 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -61.90%
WordPress
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
422 335 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.50% 13.19% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 202 232
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +106.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.10 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £37.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -5 6 £375 +70.45%
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) PHP
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Joomla!
3 7 (63.64%) Drupal
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) Marketing
4 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) DCOM
5 5 (45.45%) Internet
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
5 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
5 5 (45.45%) VB
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) VB6
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) Node.js
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
6 4 (36.36%) German Language
6 4 (36.36%) CMS

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (63.64%) Drupal
1 7 (63.64%) Joomla!
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Node.js
3 4 (36.36%) CMS
4 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (9.09%) MODX
5 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
1 1 (9.09%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) DCOM
5 3 (27.27%) COM
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
5 5 (45.45%) VB
5 5 (45.45%) VB6
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) C
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware