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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 223 230 206
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing SEO 46 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.43% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 14
Median daily rate £250 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £153 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £374 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £12.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+56.88% -69.13%
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
7224 7392 6828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.47% 79.58% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4424 4291 3772
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 241 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SEO Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 June 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 30 £195 +4.00% 6
Surrey -5 6 £525 +59.21% 6
West Sussex - 5 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £293 +17.00%
Kent - 2 £300 - 1
East Sussex +7 1 - - 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 55 (59.14%) Marketing
2 35 (37.63%) Pay per click
3 33 (35.48%) Digital Marketing
4 32 (34.41%) Social Media
5 31 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 27 (29.03%) HTML
7 25 (26.88%) CMS
7 25 (26.88%) Analytics
8 24 (25.81%) CSS
9 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (21.51%) Google
11 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
12 15 (16.13%) B2B
12 15 (16.13%) Digital Media
12 15 (16.13%) User Experience
12 15 (16.13%) Online Marketing
12 15 (16.13%) SaaS
13 14 (15.05%) HTML5
13 14 (15.05%) Project Planning
13 14 (15.05%) Web Development
13 14 (15.05%) Degree
13 14 (15.05%) German Language
13 14 (15.05%) Email Marketing
13 14 (15.05%) Project Management
13 14 (15.05%) Content Management
14 12 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (12.90%) jQuery
14 12 (12.90%) Google Analytics
14 12 (12.90%) Marketo
14 12 (12.90%) Brand Awareness

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 25 (26.88%) CMS
2 7 (7.53%) Magnolia
2 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.45%) IIS
4 5 (5.38%) Apache
4 5 (5.38%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.38%) Drupal
5 4 (4.30%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.30%) WordPress
6 3 (3.23%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.15%) Confluence
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.08%) Community Server
8 1 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.08%) nginx
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) SaaS
2 12 (12.90%) Google Analytics
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
1 5 (5.38%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Subversion
2 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.30%) JUnit
4 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.15%) JIRA
5 2 (2.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.08%) Ant
6 1 (1.08%) GitLab
6 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 55 (59.14%) Marketing
2 14 (15.05%) German Language
3 12 (12.90%) Brand Awareness
4 8 (8.60%) Publishing
5 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
6 6 (6.45%) Legal
6 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
7 5 (5.38%) Advertising
8 3 (3.23%) Finance
8 3 (3.23%) Retail
8 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
9 2 (2.15%) Electronics
9 2 (2.15%) Italian Language
9 2 (2.15%) Polish Language
9 2 (2.15%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (1.08%) Automotive
10 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Developer
2 10 (10.75%) Web Developer
3 8 (8.60%) Designer
3 8 (8.60%) Marketing Manager
3 8 (8.60%) Product Owner
4 7 (7.53%) Content Designer
4 7 (7.53%) Content Manager
4 7 (7.53%) Digital Product Owner
4 7 (7.53%) HTML Developer
4 7 (7.53%) Web Manager
5 6 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce Manager
6 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Web Content Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Executive
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Marketing Executive
8 3 (3.23%) Marketing Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.03%) HTML
2 24 (25.81%) CSS
3 14 (15.05%) HTML5
4 12 (12.90%) jQuery
5 8 (8.60%) CSS3
6 7 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (6.45%) Ajax
7 6 (6.45%) Classic ASP
7 6 (6.45%) Sass
7 6 (6.45%) Web Services
8 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.38%) LESS
8 5 (5.38%) XML
9 4 (4.30%) Backbone.js
9 4 (4.30%) Durandal
9 4 (4.30%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.30%) React
9 4 (4.30%) Spring
10 3 (3.23%) .NET
10 3 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.41%) Social Media
2 15 (16.13%) Digital Media
2 15 (16.13%) User Experience
3 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Copywriting
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) W3C
5 3 (3.23%) Blog
5 3 (3.23%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) iPad
6 2 (2.15%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Debian
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Pay per click
2 33 (35.48%) Digital Marketing
3 31 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 25 (26.88%) Analytics
5 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.13%) B2B
6 15 (16.13%) Online Marketing
7 14 (15.05%) Content Management
7 14 (15.05%) Email Marketing
7 14 (15.05%) Project Management
7 14 (15.05%) Project Planning
7 14 (15.05%) Web Development
8 12 (12.90%) Data Acquisition
8 12 (12.90%) Integrated Marketing
8 12 (12.90%) Marketing Automation
9 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.60%) Migration
11 6 (6.45%) Link Building
11 6 (6.45%) Web Application Development
12 5 (5.38%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.53%) SQL
3 6 (6.45%) Java
4 4 (4.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
1 2 (2.15%) WCAG
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
2 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Google
2 12 (12.90%) Marketo
2 12 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.45%) Twitter
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle
5 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.30%) Lotus
7 3 (3.23%) EPiServer
7 3 (3.23%) Facebook
7 3 (3.23%) Tealium
8 2 (2.15%) Adobe
8 2 (2.15%) HP
8 2 (2.15%) hybris
8 2 (2.15%) VMware
9 1 (1.08%) Apple
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco
9 1 (1.08%) Citrix
9 1 (1.08%) Dell
9 1 (1.08%) OpenText
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