The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94 57 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.66% 64.04% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 66
Average daily rate £200 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland