The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.98% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -1.72%
SEO
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 133 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.59% 71.51% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 96 145
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk