The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 61 57
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.21% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.39% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -1.72%
SEO
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
680 468 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.16% 70.91% 70.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 264 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + competitive
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