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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 69 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-55.35% +100.00%
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
670 600 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.27% 77.32% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 433 222
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Web Usability

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Usability
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Content Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared