The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 73 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £253
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +33.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - £19.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
708 1216 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.49% 83.34% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 649 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SEO
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Python

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Joomla!
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Joomla! Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Web Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago