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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 61 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.54% 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £270 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £311 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.60 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +53.30%
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
492 553 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.49% 75.44% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 232 213
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 36 79
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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
Peterborough +9 2 - -
Cambridge -6 2 - - 3
Ely - - - -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Firebug
5 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
5 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
5 2 (22.22%) Online Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Pay per click

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Firebug
1 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) DOM
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
1 2 (22.22%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Online Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore