Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 22 January 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 54 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -16
Contract jobs citing SEO 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.19% 1.13% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.45% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Leicestershire median daily rate £275 - £294
10th Percentile £250 - £267
90th Percentile £300 - £316
East Midlands median daily rate £225 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -43.75% +28.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £18.75 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £18.75 -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 441 414 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 81.67% 77.67% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 215
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -2.77%
10th Percentile £213 £120 £213
90th Percentile £526 £475 £535
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 29
Leicestershire median hourly rate £14.95 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.27% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £8.44 £12.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £44.63 £38.75 £42.40
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.34% -10.49% -1.82%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Leicestershire

SEO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
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%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript