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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £268 £311
% change year-on-year
+30.84% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.34 £21.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+78.30% +21.53%
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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
303 449 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.50% 88.21% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 316 73
Average daily rate £425 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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