Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 57 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.52% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £197 - £475
10th Percentile £183 - £463
90th Percentile £208 - £488
East of England median daily rate £275 £163 £284
% change year-on-year +69.23% -42.76% -29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50% -

SEO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 345 524 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.15% 89.27% 89.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 352 416
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.38% -4.17% -60.00%
10th Percentile £16.15 £13.77 £10.92
90th Percentile £49.35 £36.25 £32.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year - -32.69% +4.00%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Bedfordshire

SEO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SEO in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Bedfordshire

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £197 -
SEO
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Vue.js
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 4
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Resourcer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PHP 4