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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 50 45
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.21% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.31% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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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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
575 327 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.53% 67.56% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 192 245
Average daily rate £410 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £174.25 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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