The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 65 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £268
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.68 £38.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-38.22% +78.30%
SEO
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 535 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.52% 73.79% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 341 321
Median daily rate £388 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.64 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SEO
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SEO 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Kentico
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 2 (66.67%) Full Text Search
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) WCAG
2 2 (66.67%) Blog
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Full Text Search
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) WCAG