The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +80.00%
SEO
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 214 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.76% 79.85% 62.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 170 62
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.89% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.25 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SEO
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Pay per click

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Web Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript