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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 143 182 180
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Contract jobs citing SEO 14 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.34% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Median daily rate £400 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £176 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £400 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -71.09%
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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
2838 4388 4817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.72% 80.07% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 3456 3642
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.15 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% +34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

SEO
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Analytics
2 7 (35.00%) Google Analytics
2 7 (35.00%) Marketing
3 6 (30.00%) Google
3 6 (30.00%) CMS
3 6 (30.00%) Publishing
3 6 (30.00%) Social Media
3 6 (30.00%) User Experience
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Content Management
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Tag Management
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Copywriting
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) MS Office

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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 6 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) Kentico
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) GIMP
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Marketing
3 6 (30.00%) Publishing
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Content Editor
2 2 (10.00%) Content Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) SEO Manager
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Dojo
4 1 (5.00%) DOM
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) LESS
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Social Media
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Animation
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Tag Management
5 2 (10.00%) B2B
5 2 (10.00%) Content Development
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Crazy Egg
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Optimizely
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago