Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 July 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.69% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £200 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -18.37% -
10th Percentile £340 £165 £180
90th Percentile £433 £225 £274
Scotland median daily rate £363 £275 £245
% change year-on-year +31.82% +12.24% -24.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1097 1075 1483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.38% 82.63% 84.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 617 769
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £238
90th Percentile £488 £475 £478
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 51
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.70 £16.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.42% -40.00% +61.76%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.56 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.05 £37.60 £68.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +33.33%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Glasgow

SEO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SEO.

1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Sass
3 5 (55.56%) LESS
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) React
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Optimisation
4 4 (44.44%) Backbone.js
5 3 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (33.33%) Grunt
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) gulp
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Polymer
6 2 (22.22%) FatWire
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
1 3 (33.33%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Content Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Content Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) LESS
3 5 (55.56%) React
3 5 (55.56%) Sass
4 4 (44.44%) Backbone.js
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Optimisation
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
5 1 (11.11%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) FatWire
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter