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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 156 182 186
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing SEO 19 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 13
Median daily rate £375 £213 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £178 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.68 £38.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-38.22% +78.30%
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
2990 4471 4717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.39% 82.20% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 3529 3501
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
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 18 42 47
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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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 27 August 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 27 August 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 12 (38.71%) Analytics
2 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 9 (29.03%) CMS
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Google Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) Google
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) Publishing
5 6 (19.35%) Content Management
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
5 6 (19.35%) Copywriting
5 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (19.35%) Social Media
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) Banking
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.13%) Wireframes
7 4 (12.90%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (12.90%) Photoshop
7 4 (12.90%) Internet
7 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Web Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Marketing
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery

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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 (29.03%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Kentico
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.45%) GIMP
2 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Grunt
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) gulp
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) Bower
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Publishing
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Marketing
5 3 (9.68%) Retail
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Designer
2 3 (9.68%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) SEO Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Content Editor
3 2 (6.45%) Content Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Subject Matter Expert
3 2 (6.45%) UI Designer
3 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Information Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Interface Designer
4 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.68%) CSS3
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) Sass
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Felix
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Sling
4 2 (6.45%) Java SE
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) JSP
4 2 (6.45%) LESS
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Servlets
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 6 (19.35%) Copywriting
2 6 (19.35%) Social Media
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.45%) Blog
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Animation
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Analytics
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Content Management
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Web Development
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) Wireframes
5 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Web Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (9.68%) Tag Management
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.45%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) ES6
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) Crazy Egg
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Optimizely
3 1 (3.23%) Sage
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
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