The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 5 4
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - 8.70% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.76% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
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- £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £85.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-77.64% +325.00%
SEO
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 79.17% 73.91% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate £310 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £485 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.81 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Walsall