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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 184 165 201
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +36
Contract jobs citing SEO 15 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.61% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 15
Average daily rate
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£240 £231 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £125 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £409 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £28.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-34.82% +100.00%
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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
4421 4416 5468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.00% 77.26% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3495 3286 4102
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 103
Average hourly rate £24.37 £22.94 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -28.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 8 July 2015.

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 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (51.22%) Analytics
2 17 (41.46%) Marketing
3 16 (39.02%) CMS
4 13 (31.71%) Content Management
5 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (29.27%) HTML
6 9 (21.95%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) Web Analytics
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) User Experience
8 6 (14.63%) Social Media
8 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
8 6 (14.63%) CRM
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) Banking
8 6 (14.63%) jQuery
9 5 (12.20%) Web Development
9 5 (12.20%) Degree
9 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (9.76%) HTML5
10 4 (9.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
10 4 (9.76%) TDD
10 4 (9.76%) Google
10 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.76%) Finance
10 4 (9.76%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (39.02%) CMS
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
4 3 (7.32%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) TYPO3
5 2 (4.88%) Kentico
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (2.44%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (2.44%) DNN
6 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) SPSS
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Mockito
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (41.46%) Marketing
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
4 3 (7.32%) Publishing
5 2 (4.88%) Law
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.44%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Programme Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Designer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Designer
4 3 (7.32%) Copywriter
4 3 (7.32%) CRM Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Web Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Website Manager
5 2 (4.88%) CRM Programme Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) CSS
3 6 (14.63%) jQuery
4 4 (9.76%) HTML5
5 3 (7.32%) CSS3
5 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 2 (4.88%) J2EE
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.88%) JSP
6 2 (4.88%) Servlets
6 2 (4.88%) XHTML
6 2 (4.88%) Spring
6 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Java SE
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Sling
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Felix
6 2 (4.88%) Sass
7 1 (2.44%) LESS
7 1 (2.44%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) User Experience
2 6 (14.63%) Social Media
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Copywriting
5 2 (4.88%) W3C
5 2 (4.88%) Statistics
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) NHS
6 1 (2.44%) Animation
6 1 (2.44%) Photography
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Economics
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Analytics
2 13 (31.71%) Content Management
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Web Analytics
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) CRM
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Web Development
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Pay per click
9 3 (7.32%) Creative Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Search Engine Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Email Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Multivariate Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Scrum
10 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) R
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.76%) Google
1 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
2 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.32%) Marketo
3 2 (4.88%) Tableau
3 2 (4.88%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
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