Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 November 2017 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 107 105
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing SEO 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% 0.29% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.35% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Bristol median daily rate £325 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.90% +154.55%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £368
90th Percentile £338 £484 £403
South West median daily rate £263 £300 £385
% change year-on-year -12.50% -22.08% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1563 1443 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.70% 82.98% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1045 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Bristol

SEO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SEO.

1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Content Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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
1 1 (50.00%) EPiServer
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Content Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com