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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 118 120
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.26% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 1.56% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +32.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £244 £250
% change year-on-year +23.07% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +372.22% -10.00%  

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 274 449 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.22% 17.96% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 282 243
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WordPress as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Berkshire

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 1 £450 -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) YAML
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter

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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 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Website Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) YAML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (16.67%) Photography
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) UX Design
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft