The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 70 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing SEO 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£170 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +30.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 680 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.64% 76.32% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 374 484
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SEO
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram 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

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) Adobe
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) Flash
2 4 (33.33%) XHTML
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (33.33%) Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) WordPress
2 4 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Magento
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
2 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) Sass
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) RSpec
2 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
2 4 (33.33%) Sass
2 4 (33.33%) Flash
2 4 (33.33%) XHTML
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) Web Design
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Adobe
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