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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 115 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 0.66% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£240 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.54%
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 £10.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
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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
437 454 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.15% 15.75% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 231 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
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 £13.59 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £23.10 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +10 5 £325 +20.93%
Slough - 3 £220 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (57.89%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) Content Management
3 8 (42.11%) CMS
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) Publishing
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) CSS3
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) SEO
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) B2B
8 3 (15.79%) Drupal
9 2 (10.53%) Email Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) Czech Language
9 2 (10.53%) Dutch Language
9 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
9 2 (10.53%) Redis
9 2 (10.53%) Memcached
9 2 (10.53%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (10.53%) B2C
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Adobe

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (42.11%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Drupal
3 2 (10.53%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Czech Language
3 2 (10.53%) Dutch Language
4 1 (5.26%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Content Editor
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 4 (21.05%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) LAMP
4 2 (10.53%) Memcached
5 1 (5.26%) Symfony
5 1 (5.26%) Laravel
5 1 (5.26%) Sass
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Copywriting
2 1 (5.26%) Blog
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Content Management
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) SEO
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 2 (10.53%) B2C
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Email Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) PHP
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
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