The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 27 27
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.50% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.68% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.45% -1.72%
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Oxfordshire

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
176 148 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.73% 74.37% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 90 94
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £27.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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