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 26 June 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £264
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £19.61 £12.50
% change year-on-year +47.88% +56.88%  

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 237 293 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 78.48% 83.24% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 178 275
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £20.65 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SEO in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

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Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google