The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 108 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing SEO 17 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.90% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate
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£345 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £246 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £325 £268
% change year-on-year
-17.38% +21.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £65.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-74.80% +385.18%
SEO
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2030 2103 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.36% 72.97% 69.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1086 694
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £167.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SEO across the Berkshire region.

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SEO
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +3 7 £180 -55.00% 2
Slough -1 3 - - 1
Maidenhead +7 2 £345 - 1
Reading +6 1 - - 3
Windsor - 1 £243 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Analytics
3 11 (40.74%) CMS
4 9 (33.33%) JIRA
5 7 (25.93%) Marketing
5 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) Content Management
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) User Experience
6 6 (22.22%) Web Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Drupal
7 5 (18.52%) Groovy
7 5 (18.52%) Magento
7 5 (18.52%) RESTful
7 5 (18.52%) Scala
7 5 (18.52%) Web 2.0
7 5 (18.52%) Adobe
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) HTTP
7 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
7 5 (18.52%) Publishing
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 5 (18.52%) Feature Driven Development
7 5 (18.52%) BDD

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (40.74%) CMS
2 6 (22.22%) Drupal
3 4 (14.81%) WordPress
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
1 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Publishing
3 3 (11.11%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Czech Language
4 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) German Language
4 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.70%) Japanese Language
4 1 (3.70%) Korean Language
4 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Content Editor
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Content Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Product Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.70%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (3.70%) PPC Manager
4 1 (3.70%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) PPC Executive
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) PPC Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Copywriter
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing Campaign Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Web 2.0
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.70%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) Content Management
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Web Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Pay per click
7 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Digital Content Management
9 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) Groovy
1 5 (18.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Adobe
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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