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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 81 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£235 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £85.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-77.64% +325.00%
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
949 841 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.47% 74.96% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 480 331
Average daily rate £365 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.97 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.19% -17.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 2015. 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
Milton Keynes - 10 £235 - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 7 (63.64%) Search Engine Marketing
2 7 (63.64%) Social Media
2 7 (63.64%) Digital Media
2 7 (63.64%) Pay per click
2 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Coremetrics
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) B2C
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) DHTML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Editor
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriter
3 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) DHTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Social Media
1 7 (63.64%) Digital Media
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Pay per click
1 7 (63.64%) Search Engine Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Coremetrics
3 1 (9.09%) SAP