The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 76 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.48% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.68% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +80.00%
SEO
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
652 592 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.08% 70.73% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 329 241
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 38
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridge -5 1 £225 - 3
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) Adobe
3 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) Content Management
3 13 (86.67%) Google
3 13 (86.67%) Marketing
4 12 (80.00%) Email Marketing
4 12 (80.00%) Flash
4 12 (80.00%) CMS
4 12 (80.00%) Umbraco
4 12 (80.00%) EPiServer
4 12 (80.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (80.00%) Analytics
4 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
4 12 (80.00%) Data Privacy
5 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (60.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Web Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) WordPress
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
9 1 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) jQuery

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (80.00%) CMS
1 12 (80.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
3 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 13 (86.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Junior
2 5 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Production Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Content Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Production Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Producer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Web Marketing Manager
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) Flash
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.67%) Photography
4 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
1 13 (86.67%) Content Management
2 12 (80.00%) Email Marketing
2 12 (80.00%) Analytics
2 12 (80.00%) Data Privacy
3 10 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (60.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Adobe
2 13 (86.67%) Google
3 12 (80.00%) EPiServer