The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank - 64 58
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
541 562 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.56% 80.75% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 411 381
Median daily rate £413 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 25
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire