The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 34 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.34% 0.38% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.27% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£250 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
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 Slough region.

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
55 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.39% 21.15% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 12
Average daily rate £300 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in Slough

WordPress
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Java