The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 89 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.069% 0.35% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.48% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£105 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £284
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +30.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1005 1039 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.45% 71.70% 67.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 538 471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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England

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SEO
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £105 - 3
Nottinghamshire - - - - 8
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 6 (54.55%) Ajax
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) XHTML
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) WordPress
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) XML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) WordPress
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 1 (9.09%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Flash Builder
3 1 (9.09%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) XHTML
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) Flash
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) LINQ
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Social Network
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) B2C
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
4 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) Zend
1 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
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