The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.10% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
199 181 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.11% 18.89% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 69
Average daily rate £350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £292 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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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

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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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript