The table below looks at the statistics for Pay per click skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pay per click over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pay per click (PPC)
Rank 391 415 390
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs citing Pay per click 18 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.036% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.047% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £205 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £169 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £288 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Pay per click
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pay per click across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pay per click Jobs Demand Trend in London

Pay per click
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pay per click across the London region.

Pay per click Daily Rate Trend in London

Pay per click
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pay per click across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Pay per click Daily Rate Histogram in London

Pay per click
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pay per click across the London region.

Pay per click Hourly Rate Trend in London

Pay per click
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pay per click within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
City of London +32 3 £125 - 9
Enfield - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Pay per click
England

Pay per click
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Pay per click 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 Pay per click.

1 21 (72.41%) SEO
2 18 (62.07%) Marketing
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) Google
5 7 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (24.14%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) CMS
7 5 (17.24%) Web Analytics
7 5 (17.24%) Google Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (13.79%) Omniture
8 4 (13.79%) Content Management
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development
9 3 (10.34%) Copywriting
9 3 (10.34%) Multivariate Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Email Marketing
9 3 (10.34%) Handset
9 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) C
9 3 (10.34%) Facebook
9 3 (10.34%) Social Media
9 3 (10.34%) MVNO
10 2 (6.90%) ExactTarget
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.90%) CRM
10 2 (6.90%) XML Schema

Pay per click
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Pay per click 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 Pay per click. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) MVNO
2 2 (6.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (62.07%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) PPC Manager
1 6 (20.69%) PPC Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) PPC Executive
1 6 (20.69%) PPC Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Search Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Web Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing Executive
6 1 (3.45%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Account Director
6 1 (3.45%) SEO Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Search
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) XSL
3 2 (6.90%) XSLT
3 2 (6.90%) Flash
3 2 (6.90%) XHTML
3 2 (6.90%) RSS
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Copywriting
1 3 (10.34%) Handset
1 3 (10.34%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) SEO
2 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (24.14%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) Web Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Content Management
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Multivariate Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Email Marketing
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Search Engine Marketing
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Use Case
8 1 (3.45%) Internet Marketing
8 1 (3.45%) Display Advertising
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) C
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Google
2 4 (13.79%) Omniture
3 3 (10.34%) Facebook
4 2 (6.90%) ExactTarget
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Zend