The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.68 £38.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-38.22% +78.30%
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
105 122 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.64% 77.71% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 118
Median daily rate £420 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

SEO
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SEO.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP