The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 130 130
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Contract jobs citing SEO 6 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 12
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £19.61 £12.50
% change year-on-year +47.88% +56.88%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1678 2437 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.41% 86.57% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1695 1712
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -7.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SEO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SEO in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SEO in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +15 5 £300 -25.00% 2
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
2 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Legal
2 5 (35.71%) Publishing
2 5 (35.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) JSR 170
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (21.43%) React
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Social Media
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) LDAP
4 3 (21.43%) Personalization
4 3 (21.43%) Angular 2
4 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (7.14%) LiveCycle
6 1 (7.14%) Liferay

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
2 1 (7.14%) Documentum
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) FileNet
2 1 (7.14%) Liferay
2 1 (7.14%) LiveCycle
2 1 (7.14%) LiveLink
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Legal
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Content Designer
1 5 (35.71%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Content Editor
4 1 (7.14%) Copywriter
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Content Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Angular 2
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) JSR 170
1 3 (21.43%) React
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Personalization
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Android Development
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Interwoven
2 1 (7.14%) OpenText
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Vignette
2 1 (7.14%) Xerox
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