The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Walsall region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 7.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +36.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 75.00% 58.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £525 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +64.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.46 £9.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

SEO
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook