The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 74 64
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.60% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.74% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +23.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £65.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-78.62% +385.18%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1112 942 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.24% 80.44% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 631 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £110.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Leeds region.

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds