The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-20.46% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £46.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-69.56% +240.74%
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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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 368 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 74.01% 82.88% 58.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 278 61
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £36.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Somerset