Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 88 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19 -8
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 0.61% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 3.75% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Reading median daily rate £350 £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £277 £84 £263
90th Percentile £380 £313 £288
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £263 £350
% change year-on-year +23.81% -25.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 226 240 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.73% 16.30% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 111 207
Reading median daily rate £419 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.90 £55.65 £36.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Reading

WordPress
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

WordPress
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WordPress in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Grunt
4 1 (20.00%) Trello
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Composer
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Route 53
1 1 (20.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) Grunt
3 1 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Composer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) API Integration
4 1 (20.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker