The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 410 417 378
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.008% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.009% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
SEO Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20837 22139 19495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.04% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14957 15233 13034
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 386 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SEO Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

SEO Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SEO Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

SEO Specialist
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 SEO Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London - - - - 2
SEO Specialist
England

SEO Specialist
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Google

SEO Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google