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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 76 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.46% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.14% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £251 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
176 164 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.96% 18.81% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 83 100
Average daily rate £350 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (33.33%) SCORM
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (33.33%) Shopify
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Shopify
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Website Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 1 (33.33%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript