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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £33.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +12.82%
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
52 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 73.24% 72.22% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 41
Median daily rate £363 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.35 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% -48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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