Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 148 162
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing WordPress 29 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.75% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.29% 2.21% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 14
Berkshire median daily rate £331 £314 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.58% +4.58% +11.63%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £191
90th Percentile £434 £350 £396
South East median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.00

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 548 587 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.10% 14.61% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 314 427
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £266
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.55% +2.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £47.10 £39.63 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year +28.64% -12.78% +2.50%

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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

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Berkshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 September 2018. 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 +7 16 £325 +8.33% 3
Newbury - 4 £338 -
Slough +1 2 £413 +3.13%
Windsor - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £350 -
WordPress
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
1 19 (65.52%) PHP
2 13 (44.83%) CMS
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) jQuery
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) Sass
6 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
7 6 (20.69%) Highcharts JS
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) CRM
7 6 (20.69%) SVG
7 6 (20.69%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (20.69%) Workflow
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Magento
8 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) User Experience
8 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
9 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Identification
9 3 (10.34%) Project Planning

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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 13 (44.83%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Joomla!
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Magento
2 3 (10.34%) Shopify
3 1 (3.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.45%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Composer
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) WordPress Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Digital Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
4 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.79%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) CakePHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile UX Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) jQuery
3 8 (27.59%) Sass
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (20.69%) Highcharts JS
4 6 (20.69%) SVG
5 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.90%) Ajax
7 2 (6.90%) React
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) SAML
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) Laravel
8 1 (3.45%) Vue.js
8 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) CRM
1 6 (20.69%) Workflow
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
2 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
2 4 (13.79%) Scrum
2 4 (13.79%) Web Development
3 3 (10.34%) Content Management
3 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Identification
3 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Web Design
4 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.90%) Test Management
5 1 (3.45%) Android Development
5 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
1 19 (65.52%) PHP
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) HubSpot
3 1 (3.45%) Marketo
3 1 (3.45%) Nintex
3 1 (3.45%) WooCommerce