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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £308
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -

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
36 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 65.45% 75.00% 60.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 29
Median daily rate £363 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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