The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -31.00%
WordPress
Berkshire

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
160 207 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.60% 20.93% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 109 56
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) CMS
3 5 (62.50%) Drupal
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Digital Media
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) Grunt
6 2 (25.00%) Email Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Zend
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) B2B
6 2 (25.00%) B2C
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (62.50%) CMS
1 5 (62.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Web Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (12.50%) Laravel
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Media
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Debian
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
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