The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 79 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.084% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.49% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£240 £200 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -1.72%
SEO
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
875 822 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.28% 75.21% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 429 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Bletchley - - - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Market Research
2 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) B2B

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Market Research
2 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter