The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 16 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.83% 2.02% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.41% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £345 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -69.56%
SEO
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 83 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 80.83% 83.84% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 35
Average daily rate £375 £382 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +14.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SEO
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing SEO 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 SEO.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing SEO 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 SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Copywriter
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Copywriter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development