The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 32 34
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.80% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +96.96%
SEO
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 212 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.89% 76.26% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 131 149
Average daily rate £425 £370 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SEO across the Bedfordshire region.

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
SEO
East of England