Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 21 November 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - +67 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.68% - 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Oxford median daily rate £300 - £400
10th Percentile £275 - £350
90th Percentile £355 - £450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 643 619 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.36% 87.18% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 475 455
Oxford median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -0.62%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £229
90th Percentile £588 £538 £517
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +57.89%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Oxford

SEO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Oxford

SEO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SEO in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SEO.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) WebTrends
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (80.00%) Drupal
1 4 (80.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (80.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (80.00%) HTML Developer
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft