The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
- -54.87%
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
21 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 84.00% 80.00% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 9
Average daily rate £306 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SEO
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Usability
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Usability