The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.97% +45.45%
SEO
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 146 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.67% 92.41% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 102 35
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 20
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Chester