The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 152 168 192
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +24
Contract jobs citing SEO 14 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.51% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Median daily rate £425 £219 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -24.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £191 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £367 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.97% +45.45%
SEO
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3005 3947 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.51% 84.18% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3148 3491
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SEO
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for SEO.

1 13 (39.39%) Analytics
2 10 (30.30%) User Experience
3 9 (27.27%) CMS
3 9 (27.27%) Google Analytics
4 8 (24.24%) Google
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Publishing
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Content Management
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 6 (18.18%) Social Media
6 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.15%) Wireframes
6 5 (15.15%) Marketing
6 5 (15.15%) Copywriting
6 5 (15.15%) Web Analytics
6 5 (15.15%) Banking
6 5 (15.15%) Retail
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
7 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Internet
7 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
7 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (27.27%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) Kentico
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.06%) GIMP
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.03%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Grunt
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) gulp
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Mockito
4 1 (3.03%) Bower
4 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Publishing
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Designer
2 4 (12.12%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) SEO Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Content Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Content Editor
4 2 (6.06%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (6.06%) UI Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Content Editor
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Editor
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Executive
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Head of E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Online Trading Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.09%) CSS3
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
3 3 (9.09%) Sass
4 2 (6.06%) Ajax
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Felix
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Sling
4 2 (6.06%) Java SE
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) JSP
4 2 (6.06%) LESS
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) Servlets
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Social Media
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Copywriting
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.06%) Blog
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Animation
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.03%) Psychology
6 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.03%) Statistics
6 1 (3.03%) Tandem
6 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Analytics
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Content Management
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.18%) Web Development
4 5 (15.15%) Web Analytics
4 5 (15.15%) Wireframes
5 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Pay per click
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (9.09%) Tag Management
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) ES6
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Crazy Egg
4 1 (3.03%) Demandware
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.03%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Omniture
4 1 (3.03%) Optimizely
4 1 (3.03%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
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