The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £269 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.35% -17.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -69.56%
SEO
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 294 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.30% 80.11% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 212 282
Average daily rate £420 £439 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SEO
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore