Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 118 108
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +6
Contract jobs citing SEO 6 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.72% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.86% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £290 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.55% +65.71% -33.33%
10th Percentile £413 £195 £138
90th Percentile £438 £453 £213
South East median daily rate £385 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +18.46% -7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £58.04 £35.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +63.48% +65.12% -34.85%

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 1,387 1,853 1,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.91% 83.36% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 903 793
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £424 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +3.75% +4.23%
10th Percentile £232 £261 £263
90th Percentile £582 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 84 57
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.00 £9.31
90th Percentile £48.63 £48.53 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.95% +6.76% -25.00%

SEO
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

SEO
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

SEO
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

SEO
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 February 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
Milton Keynes +8 1 £425 +54.55% 1
SEO
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) B2C
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Magento
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) hybris
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Demandware
1 4 (66.67%) ATG
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Finance

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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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 4 (66.67%) UI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Content Editor
2 1 (16.67%) Content Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (16.67%) Web Content Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Editor
2 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) B2C
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) ATG
1 4 (66.67%) Demandware
1 4 (66.67%) hybris
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Google