The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 74 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.11% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £200 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% -20.98%
SEO
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
754 722 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.22% 79.60% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 568 461
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Global Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) RSS
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Extranet

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Content Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Content Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) RSS
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Global Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
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