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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South West / Bristol
Rank 69 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £365 - £220
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 - £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - £19.00

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
677 721 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.27% 82.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 537 532
Median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.43 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017, 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 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) PHP

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 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Service Architect
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Content Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Content Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Content Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Tag Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft