The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 221 230 216
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing SEO 50 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 12
Median daily rate £275 £240 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -23.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £384 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -71.09%
SEO
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7308 7508 6855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.21% 78.60% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4483 4280 3812
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 264 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SEO
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

SEO Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SEO
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 34 £213 +8.97% 3
West Sussex - 8 £450 - 1
Surrey -4 6 £525 +47.88% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £275 +10.00% 2
Hampshire -3 1 £350 +55.55% 4
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for SEO.

1 58 (58.00%) Marketing
2 37 (37.00%) HTML
3 34 (34.00%) CSS
3 34 (34.00%) E-Commerce
4 33 (33.00%) Analytics
5 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (29.00%) Social Media
6 29 (29.00%) Pay per click
7 28 (28.00%) Google
7 28 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
7 28 (28.00%) CMS
8 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
8 26 (26.00%) HTML5
9 22 (22.00%) Web Development
10 18 (18.00%) Google Analytics
10 18 (18.00%) IIS
10 18 (18.00%) Windows
10 18 (18.00%) Linux
11 17 (17.00%) Subversion
11 17 (17.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (17.00%) Windows Server
12 16 (16.00%) User Experience
13 15 (15.00%) jQuery
14 14 (14.00%) Content Management
14 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
14 14 (14.00%) Degree
15 13 (13.00%) Web Application Development
15 13 (13.00%) B2B
15 13 (13.00%) Java
15 13 (13.00%) Project Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (28.00%) CMS
2 18 (18.00%) IIS
3 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (12.00%) Apache Solr
5 7 (7.00%) Magnolia
6 6 (6.00%) Apache
6 6 (6.00%) Drupal
7 5 (5.00%) Node.js
7 5 (5.00%) WordPress
8 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
9 3 (3.00%) Joomla!
10 2 (2.00%) Confluence
10 2 (2.00%) nginx
11 1 (1.00%) Community Server
11 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) GIMP
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.00%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.00%) Google Analytics
2 12 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (11.00%) SaaS
4 10 (10.00%) Google Tag Manager
5 8 (8.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.00%) GitHub
6 1 (1.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Intranet
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.00%) FTP
3 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Git (software)
1 17 (17.00%) Subversion
2 4 (4.00%) JUnit
3 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.00%) JIRA
4 2 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (1.00%) Ant
5 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.00%) GitLab
5 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 58 (58.00%) Marketing
2 11 (11.00%) German Language
2 11 (11.00%) Publishing
3 9 (9.00%) Brand Awareness
3 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.00%) Finance
5 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.00%) Legal
7 4 (4.00%) Advertising
8 3 (3.00%) Retail
8 3 (3.00%) Spanish Language
9 2 (2.00%) Electronics
9 2 (2.00%) Italian Language
9 2 (2.00%) Polish Language
9 2 (2.00%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (1.00%) Automotive
10 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 14 (14.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 14 (14.00%) HTML Developer
4 13 (13.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (11.00%) Product Owner
6 9 (9.00%) Digital Product Owner
7 7 (7.00%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (6.00%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Content Designer
9 5 (5.00%) Content Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Designer
9 5 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Web Manager
10 4 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Digital Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.00%) HTML
2 34 (34.00%) CSS
3 26 (26.00%) HTML5
4 15 (15.00%) jQuery
5 11 (11.00%) CSS3
6 10 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 10 (10.00%) Spring
7 9 (9.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (8.00%) .NET
9 7 (7.00%) Middleware
9 7 (7.00%) RESTful
10 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.00%) Sass
10 6 (6.00%) XML
11 5 (5.00%) Ajax
11 5 (5.00%) LESS
12 4 (4.00%) Backbone.js
12 4 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) Social Media
2 16 (16.00%) User Experience
3 11 (11.00%) Digital Media
4 8 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.00%) W3C
6 3 (3.00%) Blog
7 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.00%) iPad
7 2 (2.00%) Replication
7 2 (2.00%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.00%) Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.00%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) Linux
1 18 (18.00%) Windows
2 17 (17.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) Debian
5 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (1.00%) Android
6 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) E-Commerce
2 33 (33.00%) Analytics
3 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.00%) Pay per click
5 28 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (22.00%) Web Development
7 14 (14.00%) Content Management
8 13 (13.00%) B2B
8 13 (13.00%) Project Management
8 13 (13.00%) Web Application Development
9 12 (12.00%) Online Marketing
10 11 (11.00%) Email Marketing
10 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.00%) Data Acquisition
11 9 (9.00%) Marketing Automation
11 9 (9.00%) Project Planning
12 8 (8.00%) Tag Management
13 7 (7.00%) Migration
13 7 (7.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.00%) Java
3 12 (12.00%) PHP
4 8 (8.00%) SQL
5 4 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) vSphere
2 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) Google
2 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.00%) Adobe
3 9 (9.00%) Marketo
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.00%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.00%) Twitter
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle
6 4 (4.00%) Lotus
7 3 (3.00%) EPiServer
7 3 (3.00%) Facebook
8 2 (2.00%) HP
8 2 (2.00%) hybris
8 2 (2.00%) Tealium
8 2 (2.00%) VMware
9 1 (1.00%) Apple
9 1 (1.00%) Citrix
9 1 (1.00%) Dell
9 1 (1.00%) FatWire
9 1 (1.00%) Meraki
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