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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SEO 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.71% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +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%
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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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 142 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.29% 74.35% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 96 129
Average daily rate £413 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 10 (90.91%) Copywriting
2 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 9 (81.82%) Content Management
3 8 (72.73%) Benchmarking
3 8 (72.73%) Legal
4 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
4 7 (63.64%) Customer Insight
5 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
8 1 (9.09%) Mobile App

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Legal
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Designer
2 6 (54.55%) User Experience Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Content Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Content Editor
4 1 (9.09%) Web Editor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Copywriting
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Content Management
2 8 (72.73%) Benchmarking
3 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Customer Insight
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design