Report Summary

  • 34

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    55% of other websites

  • 98

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 95% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

simplyhired.co.uk

Job Search Engine | SimplyHired, United Kingdom

Page Load Speed

1.7 sec in total

First Response

157 ms

Resources Loaded

1.4 sec

Page Rendered

189 ms

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About Website

Welcome to simplyhired.co.uk homepage info - get ready to check Simply Hired best content for United Kingdom right away, or after learning these important things about simplyhired.co.uk

Search for job opportunities across the United Kingdom on SimplyHired. Browse by job category, city, postcode, employer and more. Get a head start and post your CV.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Simplyhired.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 157 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

simplyhired.co.uk performance score

34

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.2 s

42/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.6 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.8 s

67/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,200 ms

20/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.028

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.7 s

22/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

simplyhired.co.uk

157 ms

www.simplyhired.co.uk

181 ms

home.deploy-serp-20160222-h.min.css

342 ms

css

28 ms

jquery.min.js

34 ms

Our browser made a total of 31 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 13% of them (4 requests) were addressed to the original Simplyhired.co.uk, 48% (15 requests) were made to Shstatics.com and 19% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (688 ms) relates to the external source Shstatics.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 85.6 kB (17%)

Content Size

510.3 kB

After Optimization

424.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Simplyhired.co.uk main page is 510.3 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 392.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 21.7 kB

  • Original 27.8 kB
  • After minification 22.4 kB
  • After compression 6.1 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 5.4 kB, which is 19% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 21.7 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 8.4 kB

  • Original 392.8 kB
  • After minification 384.4 kB

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Simply Hired images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 54.2 kB

  • Original 88.0 kB
  • After minification 88.0 kB
  • After compression 33.8 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 54.2 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 1.3 kB

  • Original 1.7 kB
  • After minification 1.5 kB
  • After compression 389 B

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Simplyhired.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 1.3 kB or 76% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 11 (50%)

Requests Now

22

After Optimization

11

The browser has sent 22 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Simply Hired. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

simplyhired.co.uk accessibility score

98

Accessibility Issues

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Best Practices

simplyhired.co.uk best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

simplyhired.co.uk SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Simplyhired.co.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Simplyhired.co.uk main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Simply Hired. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks: