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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £253
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +33.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - £19.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 61.22% 78.26% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 39
Median daily rate £350 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Median hourly rate £26.75 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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