The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SEO Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 647 - 634
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SEO Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SEO Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

SEO Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SEO Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SEO Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SEO Specialist
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £150 -
England - 1 £150 - 3

SEO Specialist Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, SEO Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SEO
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Link Building
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

SEO Specialist 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SEO
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Link Building
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter