The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
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 £16.00 £14.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -69.56%
SEO
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 595 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.76% 80.08% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 389 237
Average daily rate £413 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SEO
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £215 - 1
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (94.12%) Google
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) HTML
3 13 (76.47%) IIS
3 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Subversion
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
4 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Apache Solr
4 12 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
4 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
4 12 (70.59%) Intranet
5 10 (58.82%) PHP
5 10 (58.82%) Web Development
5 10 (58.82%) Google Analytics
5 10 (58.82%) Adobe
5 10 (58.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (58.82%) Analytics
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) Classic ASP
7 8 (47.06%) Java
7 8 (47.06%) Tag Management
7 8 (47.06%) Google Tag Manager
7 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (76.47%) IIS
2 12 (70.59%) Apache Solr
2 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (41.18%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (58.82%) Adobe Analytics
2 10 (58.82%) Google Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Subversion
2 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) HTML CSS Developer
2 6 (35.29%) HTML Developer
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Angular Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Node.js Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
1 13 (76.47%) HTML5
2 9 (52.94%) Classic ASP
3 7 (41.18%) Middleware
3 7 (41.18%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) LESS
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
1 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Analytics
1 10 (58.82%) Web Development
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Tag Management
3 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
6 4 (23.53%) Pay per click
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) API Integration
8 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Google
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) Adobe
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Facebook
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter