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 6 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
6 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 £259 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.39% -20.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -69.56%
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
22 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 84.62% 74.36% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Median daily rate £475 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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