The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 57 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.43% - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -71.09%
SEO
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 409 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 78.04% 76.59% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 229 257
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £244 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 31 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% +32.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £46.80 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for SEO.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) FatWire
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Omniture

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) LESS
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) FatWire
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Omniture
1 2 (100.00%) Rally
Essex
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