The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 85 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing SEO 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.79% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.04% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +56.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £40.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-69.13% +189.28%
SEO
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
966 959 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.35% 75.75% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 566 466
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 54
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 £287 - 2
Epsom - 1 £390 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (70.00%) CMS
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Extranet
2 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Omniture
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) WebTrends

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (70.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Extranet
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Architect
1 1 (10.00%) Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Web Producer
1 1 (10.00%) Senior Producer
1 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
1 1 (10.00%) Web Support Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Designer
1 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Producer
1 1 (10.00%) Senior UI Designer
1 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
1 1 (10.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Tealeaf
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Omniture