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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 91 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing SEO 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.28% 0.14% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£350 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £85.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-77.64% +325.00%
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
1123 1047 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.64% 74.52% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 549 444
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 53
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.70 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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
Guildford - 2 £350 -
Horley - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (63.64%) CMS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) Line Management
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) Xdebug
5 3 (27.27%) WordPress
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Finance

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (63.64%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Xdebug
2 1 (9.09%) Firebug
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Producer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior UI Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Producer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Producer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) PMI
3 2 (18.18%) Social Media
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter