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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 87 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SEO 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.29% 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.61% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.34 £21.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+78.30% +21.53%
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
1071 990 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.72% 76.10% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 596 562
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £28.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +11.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.30 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Extranet
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Zend
5 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) Memcached
5 1 (12.50%) Tealeaf
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Web Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior UI Designer
1 1 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Memcached
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) B2C
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) Tealeaf
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Omniture