The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 103 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing SEO 23 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.56% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.76% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £353 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.07% +33.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £46.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-69.56% +240.74%
SEO
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1988 2230 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.74% 72.83% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1270 842
Average daily rate £400 £400 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 134 131
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -0.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SEO
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SEO
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £250 -23.66%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £175 -55.97% 4
Suffolk - 4 - - 2
Essex +7 1 - - 3
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (77.78%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
3 19 (70.37%) Marketing
4 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (66.67%) Content Management
5 17 (62.96%) Google
6 16 (59.26%) Analytics
7 14 (51.85%) CMS
7 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
8 13 (48.15%) Adobe
8 13 (48.15%) Photoshop
8 13 (48.15%) Project Management
8 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
9 12 (44.44%) Data Privacy
9 12 (44.44%) Email Marketing
9 12 (44.44%) Umbraco
9 12 (44.44%) EPiServer
9 12 (44.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (44.44%) Flash
10 10 (37.04%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (25.93%) OO
12 5 (18.52%) XHTML
13 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.81%) PHP
13 4 (14.81%) Web Services
13 4 (14.81%) XML
13 4 (14.81%) Google Analytics
13 4 (14.81%) HTML5
14 3 (11.11%) Social Media

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (51.85%) CMS
2 12 (44.44%) Umbraco
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (14.81%) Google Analytics
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Firebug
2 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Grunt
2 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (70.37%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Junior
2 5 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Production Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Content Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Production Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Communications Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Marketing Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Producer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) Flash
4 5 (18.52%) XHTML
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) LESS
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (3.70%) REST
8 1 (3.70%) Sass
8 1 (3.70%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
2 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Web 2.0
3 3 (11.11%) Social Media
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Solaris
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Content Management
2 16 (59.26%) Analytics
3 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
4 13 (48.15%) Project Management
5 12 (44.44%) Email Marketing
5 12 (44.44%) Data Privacy
6 10 (37.04%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (25.93%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) RAD
9 3 (11.11%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) B2C
10 2 (7.41%) Validation
10 2 (7.41%) Web Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) Pay per click
10 2 (7.41%) Web Development
11 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
11 1 (3.70%) ERP
11 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Google
2 13 (48.15%) Adobe
3 12 (44.44%) EPiServer
4 3 (11.11%) FatWire
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Omniture
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