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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - - 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -69.56%
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
7 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 77.78% 75.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Average daily rate £358 £300 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £9.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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