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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 88 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£325 £563 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +85.71%
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
1118 931 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.23% 74.24% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 496 483
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 66
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £175.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) CMS
1 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) WordPress
4 5 (35.71%) Marketing
4 5 (35.71%) User Experience
5 4 (28.57%) Line Management
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter
6 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (57.14%) CMS
2 5 (35.71%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Xdebug
2 1 (7.14%) Firebug
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Copywriter
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Producer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Web Producer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Producer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Google