The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
- -38.46%
SEO
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 126 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.17% 79.25% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 92
Average daily rate £373 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Halifax