The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 81 78
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £120 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £40.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-50.97% +83.90%
SEO
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
549 713 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 83.06% 81.30% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 521 425
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Wales