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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 124 115 133
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing WordPress 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.37% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 2.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -17.14%
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
417 405 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.89% 16.55% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 211 224
Average daily rate £400 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.05 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £19.30 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2 September 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 -6 1 £275 - 1
WordPress
South East

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) CMS
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) B2B
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (28.57%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (28.57%) B2C
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) W3C
5 1 (14.29%) Fireworks

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (71.43%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) CMS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) B2B
3 2 (28.57%) B2C
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) UX Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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