The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 44 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
- -38.46%
SEO
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
396 380 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.98% 80.68% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 236 163
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SEO
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Grinstead - 1 £400 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (45.45%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 3 (27.27%) Publishing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (27.27%) Durandal
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
3 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter
3 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Sass
3 3 (27.27%) LESS
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) React
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
4 2 (18.18%) GIMP
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) GIMP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) HTML CSS Developer
1 3 (27.27%) HTML Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Content Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Web Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Website Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) Durandal
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (27.27%) LESS
2 3 (27.27%) React
2 3 (27.27%) Sass
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Flash
4 1 (9.09%) RSS
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) EPiServer