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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 36 26
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.45% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% -20.98%
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
201 223 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.21% 78.80% 65.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 121 63
Median daily rate £400 £490 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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