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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / South East
Rank 226 201 226
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Contract jobs citing SEO 14 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.78% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
5742 6683 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.25% 80.03% 78.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3378 4020 3991
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 292 239
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% +78.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -15 7 £375 +25.00% 7
East Sussex - 3 £325 -
Kent -3 2 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £175 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £475 - 5
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 33 (52.38%) HTML
2 30 (47.62%) CMS
3 29 (46.03%) User Experience
4 28 (44.44%) CSS
5 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (33.33%) Marketing
6 17 (26.98%) Content Management
6 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
6 17 (26.98%) Analytics
7 14 (22.22%) Social Media
8 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
8 13 (20.63%) Web Development
8 13 (20.63%) HTML5
8 13 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (19.05%) CSS3
10 10 (15.87%) Google
10 10 (15.87%) Legal
10 10 (15.87%) Publishing
10 10 (15.87%) B2B
11 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.70%) Front End Development
12 8 (12.70%) B2C
12 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.70%) Google Analytics
13 7 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (11.11%) Web Application Development
13 7 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 6 (9.52%) Copywriting
14 6 (9.52%) jQuery
14 6 (9.52%) Web Analytics

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 30 (47.62%) CMS
2 5 (7.94%) Drupal
2 5 (7.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.35%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.35%) WordPress
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Kentico
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (4.76%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) NAS
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Skype
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Endeca
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) git-flow
3 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.59%) gulp
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (33.33%) Marketing
2 10 (15.87%) Legal
2 10 (15.87%) Publishing
3 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.94%) Retail
5 3 (4.76%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (3.17%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.59%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.59%) German Language
7 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.59%) Military
7 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Designer
3 9 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (11.11%) Content Designer
4 7 (11.11%) Web Manager
5 6 (9.52%) UX Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Content Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Development Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Product Owner
8 3 (4.76%) Web Content Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Analytics Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Campaign Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Digital Analytics Manager
9 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce Designer
9 2 (3.17%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) HTML
2 28 (44.44%) CSS
3 13 (20.63%) HTML5
4 12 (19.05%) CSS3
5 6 (9.52%) jQuery
6 5 (7.94%) Sass
7 4 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.76%) LESS
9 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.59%) .NET
10 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.59%) OOCSS
10 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.03%) User Experience
2 14 (22.22%) Social Media
3 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Copywriting
5 5 (7.94%) Animation
5 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.17%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.59%) Blog
8 1 (1.59%) BYOD
8 1 (1.59%) Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) Google Search Appliance
8 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Analytics
2 17 (26.98%) Content Management
3 13 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
3 13 (20.63%) Web Development
4 10 (15.87%) B2B
5 8 (12.70%) B2C
5 8 (12.70%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 7 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 6 (9.52%) Web Analytics
8 5 (7.94%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Pay per click
9 4 (6.35%) Prototyping
9 4 (6.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.17%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCP
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Google
2 5 (7.94%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) DoubleClick
4 2 (3.17%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) arcserve
5 1 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.59%) HEAT Software
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Marketo
5 1 (1.59%) Sage
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
Alton, Hampshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Month
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