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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-55.35% +100.00%
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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
298 348 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.78% 78.03% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 222 81
Average daily rate £415 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -20.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £47.50 £37.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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