Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 21 September 2018 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 134 102
Rank change year-on-year +23 -32 +25
Contract jobs citing SEO 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.53% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 - £275
10th Percentile £250 - £263
90th Percentile £463 - £306
South East median daily rate £386 £300 £288
% change year-on-year +28.75% +4.35% +23.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.44% -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £23.25 £19.61
% change year-on-year +50.54% +18.56% -50.98%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,620 1,845 1,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.58% 82.48% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 856 858
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £246 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.07% +3.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 70 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.12 £9.27 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £77.50 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.01% -11.11% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SEO in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SEO in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +16 7 £300 -
SEO
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
1 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) hybris
3 5 (50.00%) ATG
3 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Demandware
4 4 (40.00%) Sass
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Vue.js
4 4 (40.00%) React
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) WordPress
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) B2C
5 3 (30.00%) Magento
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) iPad
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WordPress
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) GIS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (30.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) React
2 4 (40.00%) Sass
2 4 (40.00%) Vue.js
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) SAML
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) DC/OS
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) EAI
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) ATG
1 5 (50.00%) Demandware
1 5 (50.00%) hybris
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP