The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 255 332 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 82.79% 82.59% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 206 157
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing SEO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SEO in Cambridge

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SEO.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google