The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 2.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - £19.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 240 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.84% 86.96% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 202 205
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £148 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Median hourly rate £34.10 £67.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.48% +365.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford