Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

WordPress
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 175 138
Rank change year-on-year +60 -37 +3
Contract jobs citing WordPress 3 4 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.098% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 0.76% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 25
Median daily rate - £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.92% -7.14%
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 235 523 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.86% 12.78% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 249 297
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £304 £258 £231
90th Percentile £650 £578 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 39 14
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -31.43% +45.83%
10th Percentile £18.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £29.55 £47.10 £53.68
Median hourly rate £19.31 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.73% -25.00% +14.29%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WordPress in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for WordPress in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 1 - -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
1 3 (100.00%) Mocha
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Product Management
1 3 (100.00%) React
1 3 (100.00%) ES6
1 3 (100.00%) Chai
1 3 (100.00%) Jest
1 3 (100.00%) Enzyme
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CircleCI
2 2 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Twig
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) API Development
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Mocha
2 2 (66.67%) CircleCI
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Chai
1 3 (100.00%) Enzyme
1 3 (100.00%) Jest
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) React
2 2 (66.67%) Twig
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WebdriverIO
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) API Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) ES6
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore