The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SEO Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant
Rank - 633 619
Contract jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 £350
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

SEO Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SEO Consultant in the job title.

SEO Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SEO Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SEO Consultant within the UK.

SEO Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SEO Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SEO Consultant within the UK.

SEO Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SEO Consultant Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, SEO Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SEO Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

SEO Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe