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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £48.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-61.02% +143.75%
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
126 102 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.77% 76.69% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 84
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £459 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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