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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 36 21
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.39% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -71.09%
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
213 186 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.61% 72.66% 68.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 112 52
Median daily rate £400 £490 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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