The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 30 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 75 71
Contract jobs citing WordPress 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.098% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.56% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +372.22% -42.85%  

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 109 179 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.72% 17.60% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 110 111
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -76.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WordPress in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WordPress in Reading