The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -71.09%
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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 88.89% 71.79% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 9
Median daily rate £475 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sussex region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Sussex