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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.07% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
- -38.46%
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
117 129 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.69% 69.73% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 76
Average daily rate £403 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook Platform
1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook Platform
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 3 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook