The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 71 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£151 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £311 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.60 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +53.30%
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
704 466 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.73% 71.58% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 350 386
Average daily rate £380 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 38
Average hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Avonmouth - - - -
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XSD
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (75.00%) B2C
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) Ajax
1 6 (75.00%) Spring MVC
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
1 6 (75.00%) Data Validation
1 6 (75.00%) Confluence
1 6 (75.00%) hybris

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Lead Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XSD
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) Ajax
1 6 (75.00%) Spring MVC
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (75.00%) B2C
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
1 6 (75.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) hybris