The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 49 38
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.35% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
- -38.46%
SEO
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 283 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 72.69% 81.32% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 164 110
Average daily rate £345 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.99 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.39% +62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

SEO
Top 15 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics