The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
410 781 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.71% 83.00% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 493 385
Median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
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 Cheshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SEO
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Website Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Website Manager
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe