The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £268 £318
% change year-on-year
+30.84% -15.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.34 £21.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+78.30% +21.53%
SEO
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 73.91% 53.85% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £310 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.21 £10.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield