The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 47 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing SEO 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £93 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+386.48% -73.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - £19.00

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
403 485 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.71% 80.03% 81.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 297 319
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 53
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £17.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 2 £450 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) D3.js
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) SDL Web 8

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) D3.js
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) Smarty
3 1 (33.33%) Twig
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google