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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.88%
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 £320 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +80.00%
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
16 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 76.19% 57.14% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Average daily rate £310 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £9.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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