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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 62 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £293 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £350 £268
% change year-on-year
-9.35% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.68 £38.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-38.22% +78.30%
SEO
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
547 793 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.13% 80.59% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 465 396
Median daily rate £425 £391 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.07 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Kentico
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (25.00%) Kentico
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript