The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +85.71%
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Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 710 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.67% 70.93% 66.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 351 233
Average daily rate £400 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SEO
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (25.00%) Blog
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Website Editor
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft