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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 16 18
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.25% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.85% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.97% +45.45%
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
53 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 79.10% 67.50% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 49
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £194 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -64.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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