The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 2.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.66%
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
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 Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 80.26% 71.30% 81.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 41
Median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £472 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £32.50 £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire