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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £328 £260
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +25.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £43.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-71.09% +214.54%
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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
74 86 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.48% 78.18% 68.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 85
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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