The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 29 20
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 1.10% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.27% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £38.34 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-48.84% +76.25%
SEO
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 157 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 91.23% 86.74% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 105 44
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf