Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 167 180
Rank change year-on-year +31 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 12 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.34% 1.42% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +23.81% -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £196
90th Percentile £475 £403 £388
South East median daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £9.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £9.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - -69.49% +139.84%

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 513 844 787
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.52% 17.24% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 476 452
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £231
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £401 £402 £375
% change year-on-year -0.25% +7.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -21.88% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £18.00 £37.70
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £19.44 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.01% +5.05% +15.63%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Berkshire

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WordPress in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Berkshire

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in Berkshire

WordPress
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 24 July 2017. 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 +29 3 £300 - 3
Slough - 2 £425 -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (25.00%) Ansible
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (25.00%) Node.js
7 3 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (25.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (25.00%) YAML
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

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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 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (8.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 4 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 3 (25.00%) YAML
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) LAMP
4 2 (16.67%) MEAN Stack
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Laravel
5 1 (8.33%) SAML
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Photography
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) API Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Post-Production
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Social Media Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) UX Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Pardot
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Zend