Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 160 170
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing WordPress 19 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 1.59% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £263 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -16.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £258 £84 £200
90th Percentile £350 £318 £363
South East median daily rate £315 £275 £294
% change year-on-year +14.55% -6.38% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £15.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - -58.90% +196.75%

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 623 690 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.17% 16.27% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 356 463
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £226
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £19.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.85% +22.66% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.37
90th Percentile £37.50 £55.65 £38.28
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +28.57% +2.94%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +3 6 £313 +19.05% 1
Thatcham - 3 £315 -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (84.21%) HTML
1 16 (84.21%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) PHP
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) jQuery
5 10 (52.63%) Web Services
5 10 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (52.63%) Front End Development
6 9 (47.37%) CSS3
6 9 (47.37%) CMS
7 8 (42.11%) LAMP
7 8 (42.11%) Web Development
7 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
8 7 (36.84%) Ajax
8 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 7 (36.84%) MySQL
9 6 (31.58%) OO
9 6 (31.58%) XML
9 6 (31.58%) HTML5
9 6 (31.58%) JSON
9 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
9 6 (31.58%) Docker
9 6 (31.58%) Vagrant
10 5 (26.32%) User Experience
10 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (21.05%) Magento
11 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
11 4 (21.05%) REST
11 4 (21.05%) Scrum
11 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator

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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 9 (47.37%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Drupal
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Route 53
2 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) SMTP
1 2 (10.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Vagrant
3 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
4 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 2 (10.53%) Grunt
5 2 (10.53%) gulp
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Composer
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) WordPress Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Magento Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 2 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) CSS
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 10 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (52.63%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) CSS3
5 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (42.11%) LAMP
6 7 (36.84%) Ajax
7 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) JSON
7 6 (31.58%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (21.05%) REST
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 3 (15.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 3 (15.79%) XHTML
10 2 (10.53%) Sass
11 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Front End Development
2 8 (42.11%) Web Development
3 6 (31.58%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) API Integration
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) PHP
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) PHP 7
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com