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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 85 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SEO 6 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% 0.16% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.22% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £400 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.98% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -1.72%
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
926 918 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.51% 72.80% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 544 436
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 53
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
Weybridge +2 1 £175 -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) jQuery
3 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
4 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
4 8 (47.06%) B2C
4 8 (47.06%) Ajax
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) Validation
5 7 (41.18%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 7 (41.18%) JUnit
5 7 (41.18%) JSP
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) XSD
5 7 (41.18%) UNIX
5 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Spring MVC
5 7 (41.18%) Subversion
5 7 (41.18%) Spring
5 7 (41.18%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Data Validation
5 7 (41.18%) Confluence
5 7 (41.18%) hybris
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (41.18%) Tomcat
1 7 (41.18%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) WordPress
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
2 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JUnit
1 7 (41.18%) Subversion
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Copywriter
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
6 1 (5.88%) PPC Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) User Experience Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) PPC Manager
6 1 (5.88%) PPC Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) Ajax
4 7 (41.18%) Spring MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) JSP
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) XSD
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) B2C
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Validation
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Data Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) hybris
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Google