The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 29 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.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 48
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £225 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £275
% change year-on-year +12.00% +13.63%  
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 343 472 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.18% 83.99% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 241 179
Median daily rate £368 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.44% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Median hourly rate £19.99 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% +3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £20.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design