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 May 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
26 May 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 £250 £330 £260
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £43.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-71.09% +214.54%
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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
315 345 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.33% 79.68% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 203 100
Average daily rate £475 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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