The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -71.09%
SEO
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 288 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.39% 75.79% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 180 292
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 9
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SEO
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SEO.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SEO Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management