The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 85 94 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Contract jobs citing SEO 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£194 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% -4.16%
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%
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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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1294 1205 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.44% 78.04% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 646 799
Average daily rate £354 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 33
Average hourly rate £11.43 £31.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.14% +103.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
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 West Yorkshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the West Yorkshire region.

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SEO
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 5 £170 -40.86% 3
Halifax - 3 £213 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Bingley - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Sowerby Bridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
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Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 13 (59.09%) Content Management
2 11 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 11 (50.00%) Retail
3 10 (45.45%) Legal
4 9 (40.91%) Benchmarking
5 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Customer Insight
6 7 (31.82%) jQuery
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) Adobe
7 6 (27.27%) Photoshop
7 6 (27.27%) Marketing
8 5 (22.73%) Online Marketing
8 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (22.73%) Flash
8 5 (22.73%) XHTML
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Web Design
10 3 (13.64%) Advertising
10 3 (13.64%) CMS
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
11 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (9.09%) SQL
11 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
11 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
12 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) RSpec
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 10 (45.45%) Legal
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Advertising
6 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Designer
2 7 (31.82%) User Experience Designer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Content Editor
5 2 (9.09%) Content Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Web Editor
6 1 (4.55%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) jQuery
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Flash
2 5 (22.73%) XHTML
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) Sass
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Content Management
2 9 (40.91%) Benchmarking
3 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) Customer Insight
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Online Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe
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