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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.66%
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 £270 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £46.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-69.56% +240.74%
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
127 136 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.47% 76.84% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 61
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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