The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 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 West Wales - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £269 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.35% -17.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -69.56%
SEO
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 100 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 78.95% 81.30% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 99
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.87 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

SEO
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP