The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 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 Wales - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% -20.98%
SEO
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
459 697 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.33% 79.57% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 486 422
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.40% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £9.35 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Wales region.

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SEO
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SEO.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XPath