The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 31 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.45% 3.02% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 4.62% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£450 £369 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +40.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +96.96%
SEO
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 130 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 65.45% 65.33% 80.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 115
Average daily rate £373 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -34.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

SEO
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SEO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics