The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 36 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £33.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +12.82%
SEO
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
243 344 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.41% 84.31% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 226 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 17
Median hourly rate £36.88 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SEO
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SEO.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SDL Web 8
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree