The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / London
Rank 330 318 323
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing SEO 73 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 53
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £242 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.92 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16153 17661 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.51% 84.12% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11671 12516 12421
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 206 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in London

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in London

SEO
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram in London

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in London

SEO
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 18 £375 +29.31% 13
Croydon -8 1 - - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Morden - 1 £330 -
Romford - 1 £250 -
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Hackney - 1 £375 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 London region with a requirement for SEO.

1 74 (40.00%) HTML
2 73 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (38.92%) Analytics
4 65 (35.14%) CSS
5 62 (33.51%) Marketing
6 54 (29.19%) User Experience
7 50 (27.03%) Google
8 49 (26.49%) Google Analytics
9 48 (25.95%) Social Media
10 46 (24.86%) JavaScript
11 42 (22.70%) CMS
12 40 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (18.92%) E-Commerce
14 34 (18.38%) HTML5
15 31 (16.76%) Front End Development
16 30 (16.22%) Git (software)
17 27 (14.59%) Pay per click
17 27 (14.59%) Web Development
18 26 (14.05%) Digital Marketing
18 26 (14.05%) jQuery
18 26 (14.05%) CSS3
19 25 (13.51%) Adobe
20 23 (12.43%) Publishing
21 21 (11.35%) Retail
22 17 (9.19%) Legal
22 17 (9.19%) CRM
22 17 (9.19%) Project Management
22 17 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
23 16 (8.65%) RESTful
23 16 (8.65%) Microsoft

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 42 (22.70%) CMS
2 14 (7.57%) WordPress
3 11 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.41%) Drupal
5 8 (4.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
7 2 (1.08%) Liferay
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) Jadu
8 1 (0.54%) nginx
8 1 (0.54%) SAS
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.24%) MS Office
2 6 (3.24%) MS Project
3 3 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.62%) GIMP
3 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) InDesign
4 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Magento
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.08%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.54%) Radian6
3 1 (0.54%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.49%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.86%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (4.86%) AdWords
3 8 (4.32%) GitHub
4 3 (1.62%) Akamai
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.54%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.54%) Responsys
6 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) HTTP
1 7 (3.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.62%) Intranet
3 1 (0.54%) Extranet
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) Jackrabbit
2 5 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.62%) MySQL
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.95%) Subversion
3 9 (4.86%) JUnit
3 9 (4.86%) Maven
4 8 (4.32%) Mockito
5 7 (3.78%) Grunt
5 7 (3.78%) webpack
6 6 (3.24%) JIRA
7 5 (2.70%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.16%) Axure RP
8 4 (2.16%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (2.16%) gulp
9 3 (1.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.62%) Protractor
10 2 (1.08%) Bower
10 2 (1.08%) git-flow
10 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.08%) Mocha
10 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 62 (33.51%) Marketing
2 23 (12.43%) Publishing
3 21 (11.35%) Retail
4 17 (9.19%) Legal
5 14 (7.57%) Finance
6 7 (3.78%) Advertising
7 6 (3.24%) Banking
8 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.16%) Automotive
9 4 (2.16%) Law
9 4 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.62%) Games
11 2 (1.08%) German Language
12 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.54%) Front Office
12 1 (0.54%) Local Government
12 1 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 53 (28.65%) Developer
2 23 (12.43%) Designer
3 21 (11.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (9.73%) Content Designer
5 14 (7.57%) Analyst
6 13 (7.03%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.95%) Consultant
9 10 (5.41%) SEO Consultant
9 10 (5.41%) SEO Manager
10 7 (3.78%) Analytics Manager
10 7 (3.78%) CMS Consultant
10 7 (3.78%) Drupal Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.78%) WordPress Developer
11 6 (3.24%) HTML Developer
11 6 (3.24%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.24%) Web Manager
12 5 (2.70%) PHP Developer
12 5 (2.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (40.00%) HTML
2 65 (35.14%) CSS
3 34 (18.38%) HTML5
4 26 (14.05%) CSS3
4 26 (14.05%) jQuery
5 16 (8.65%) RESTful
6 13 (7.03%) Ajax
6 13 (7.03%) Sass
7 12 (6.49%) AngularJS
8 10 (5.41%) LESS
9 9 (4.86%) J2EE
9 9 (4.86%) React
9 9 (4.86%) Spring
10 8 (4.32%) Apache Felix
10 8 (4.32%) Apache Sling
10 8 (4.32%) Java SE
10 8 (4.32%) JSP
10 8 (4.32%) Node.js
10 8 (4.32%) Servlets
11 7 (3.78%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.19%) User Experience
2 48 (25.95%) Social Media
3 40 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.49%) Visualisation
5 10 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.32%) Copywriting
7 7 (3.78%) Digital Media
7 7 (3.78%) FMCG
8 6 (3.24%) Blog
9 5 (2.70%) Statistics
10 4 (2.16%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
12 2 (1.08%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.08%) Graphic Design
12 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.08%) Semantic Web
12 2 (1.08%) W3C
13 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.62%) Linux
2 2 (1.08%) Unix
3 1 (0.54%) Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (38.92%) Analytics
3 35 (18.92%) E-Commerce
4 31 (16.76%) Front End Development
5 27 (14.59%) Pay per click
5 27 (14.59%) Web Development
6 26 (14.05%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (9.19%) CRM
7 17 (9.19%) Project Management
8 16 (8.65%) TDD
9 15 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (7.57%) Digital Analytics
10 14 (7.57%) Web Analytics
10 14 (7.57%) Web Usability
11 13 (7.03%) Content Management
11 13 (7.03%) Scrum
11 13 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.03%) Web Application Development
12 12 (6.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (8.65%) PHP
3 11 (5.95%) Java
4 10 (5.41%) SQL
5 8 (4.32%) Python
6 5 (2.70%) R
7 4 (2.16%) ES6
8 3 (1.62%) C
9 1 (0.54%) C#
9 1 (0.54%) Go
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) Scala
9 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.08%) MBA
4 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) QA
2 8 (4.32%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Ansible
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (27.03%) Google
2 25 (13.51%) Adobe
3 16 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.86%) Tableau
5 8 (4.32%) DoubleClick
6 5 (2.70%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.16%) hybris
8 3 (1.62%) Demandware
8 3 (1.62%) Facebook
8 3 (1.62%) Omniture
8 3 (1.62%) Sage
8 3 (1.62%) Twitter
9 2 (1.08%) Brandwatch
9 2 (1.08%) comScore
9 2 (1.08%) Hitwise
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle
9 2 (1.08%) Pardot
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (0.54%) HEAT Software
10 1 (0.54%) Snowplow
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