The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 75 67
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.86% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £294 £256
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 161 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.40% 17.29% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 107 88
Median daily rate £423 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £16.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

WordPress
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Mocha
5 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (20.00%) GitHub
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Grunt
5 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (20.00%) Compass CSS Framework

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Mocha
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UX Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Compass CSS Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree