The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 68 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.58% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +80.00%
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Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 692 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.27% 76.89% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 429 278
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SEO
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (56.25%) Marketing
2 8 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Content Management
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) Digital Media
3 7 (43.75%) Social Media
3 7 (43.75%) Search Engine Marketing
3 7 (43.75%) Pay per click
4 6 (37.50%) Ajax
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) System Testing
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) Google
5 5 (31.25%) Coremetrics
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) DHTML
5 5 (31.25%) OOD
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) B2B
5 5 (31.25%) B2C
5 5 (31.25%) JSP
5 5 (31.25%) Struts

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) CMS
3 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
4 1 (6.25%) WordPress
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Editor
4 1 (6.25%) Copywriter
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 5 (31.25%) Struts
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) DHTML
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XSL
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
2 7 (43.75%) Social Media
2 7 (43.75%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
1 7 (43.75%) Content Management
1 7 (43.75%) Search Engine Marketing
1 7 (43.75%) Pay per click
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) OOD
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) B2B
3 5 (31.25%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Web Usability
5 1 (6.25%) Online Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) PayPal
2 5 (31.25%) Google
2 5 (31.25%) Coremetrics
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) Ektron