The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 128 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.071% 0.087%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.97% 0.45% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £269 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
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
458 447 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.59% 15.92% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 224 147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 28
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.79% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +3 5 £325 +20.93%
Slough - 1 £300 -
Hungerford - - - -
Newbury - - - -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) CMS
3 6 (35.29%) Publishing
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Content Management
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) SEO
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (23.53%) Drupal
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Czech Language
7 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
7 2 (11.76%) B2B
7 2 (11.76%) B2C
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) Memcached
7 2 (11.76%) Email Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Grunt
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Media

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (35.29%) Publishing
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Czech Language
3 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
4 1 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Content Editor
3 6 (35.29%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) Memcached
4 1 (5.88%) Laravel
4 1 (5.88%) Sass
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Content Management
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) SEO
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) B2B
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
5 2 (11.76%) Email Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Zend