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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £325 £266
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +22.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £65.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-74.80% +385.18%
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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
93 77 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 75.61% 66.38% 62.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 100
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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