Period
to 8 March 2021

The median contractor rate for an SEO Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant
UK
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 720 904
Contract jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 0 2 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK - 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.003% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £288 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +98.28% -38.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £145
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 44,871 62,025 92,658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.74% 93.92% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,536 41,342 62,491
Median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £269
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,607 2,324 2,747
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% +6.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.62 £48.75
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

SEO Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SEO Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SEO Consultant in the UK

SEO Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SEO Consultant.

Daily rate trend for SEO Consultant in the UK