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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 3.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £12.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+56.88% -69.13%
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
74 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 77.89% 80.00% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 50
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £145 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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