The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 68 74 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 0.20% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £175 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £308
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -

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
706 784 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.28% 80.33% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 380 496
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £15.57 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.27% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.24 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Kentico
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Kentico
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) B2C
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google