The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -71.09%
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
199 171 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 77.13% 83.01% 73.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 110 168
Median daily rate £463 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for 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

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 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