The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 34 21
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.38% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £12.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+56.88% -69.13%
SEO
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 203 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 80.47% 76.89% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 116 52
Median daily rate £400 £493 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.96% +244.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £51.67 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £51.67 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool