In the very first Manchester Embryo Index update from SEO experts, Embryo Digital, almost all companies showed some movement in scores, which can be seen in the table on this page.

Wakelet (WAKE) were the highest movers, with a whopping 180 point increase, followed by Lookers (LOOK), with a very nice +120 score. ANS (ANSG) were the big losers this month, with a -122.9 difference in their score.

To find out more about the Embryo Index, take a look at https://www.embryodigital.co.uk/manchester/.

Company Code Sector Score Difference +/-
Wakelet (WAKE) Technology 180
Lookers (LOOK) Retail 120
Manchester Central (MCEN) Events 86.5
Gunner Cooke (GNCK) Legal 86.3
Bruntwood (BRNT) Property 84.15
Fieldings Porter (FIEL) Legal 79.7
Quill (QILL) Legal 79.65
Weightmans (WEIG) Legal 64.5
Forward Role (FORW) Recruitment 63.45
Zen Internet (ZENT) Technology 61.5
Afflecks Palace (AFFL) Retail 53.5
Home Estate Agents (HMEA) Property 44.25
Judge Properties (JDPT) Property 43.45
Access Pay (APAY) Technology 40
Enfly Education (ENFL) Recruitment 39.55
GCC Accountants (GCCA) Finance 38.8
K3 Business Technology (KTEC) Technology 36.6
Wax Digital (WAXD) Technology 34.55
Embryo Digital (EMBR) Digital 30.85
Meridian Business Support (MBST) Recruitment 30.2
Clarke Willmott (CWIL) Legal 29.8
Jordan Fishwick (JFSH) Property 29.15
Ward Hadaway (WARD) Legal 28.95
Digital Bridge (DGBR) Technology 28.75
Philip James (PHJM) Property 28.6
Intechnica (INTE) Technology 25.95
Response Tap (RTAP) Technology 24.5
Sigma (SIGA) Technology 23.5
Interact (TERA) Technology 20.5
Zuto (ZUTO) Technology 19.8
Cardwells (CARD) Property 19.5
Yippee Entertainment (YIPP) Technology 18.5
Apadmi (APAD) Technology 18.05
Birchall Blackburn (BBLK) Legal 15.45
Bott and Co (BOTT) Legal 15.3
Cloud Technology Solutions (TECH) Technology 15
Slater Heelis (SLAT) Legal 14.85
Connections Recruitment (CNRT) Recruitment 13.85
Butcher & Barlow (BBAR) Legal 13.6
Tech Manchester (THMC) Technology 12.55
Orchard Recruitment (ORCH) Recruitment 12.2
Alfred Newton (ALFN) Legal 11.8
Cowgills (COWG) Finance 11.35
Laytons (LAYT) Legal 11
Adam Recruitment (ADAM) Recruitment 10.95
Energize Group (ENGR) Recruitment 10.85
Shoosmiths (SHOO) Legal 10.8
Cube3 (CUBE) Digital 10.4
Davis Blank Furniss (DBFL) Legal 10.25
JP & Brimelow (JPBL) Property 10.2
Olliers Solicitors (OLLI) Legal 9.95
Express Solicitors (EXPR) Legal 9.5
Julie Twist (JULI) Property 9.5
Tunafish (TUNA) Digital 9.45
Purple Wifi (WIFI) Technology 9.1
Hesketh James (HKJM) Recruitment 8.75
Abacus Law (ABAC) Legal 8.75
Hills Residential (HILR) Property 8.7
Itecco (ITCO) Recruitment 8.65
Platinum Recruitment (PLAT) Recruitment 8.1
Core Talent (CRTT) Recruitment 7.95
Manchester Gin (MCRG) Consumer 7.6
The Loop Manchester (LOOP) Technology 7.45
MCR Property (MCRP) Property 7.2
Pannone Corporate (PANN) Legal 7.15
TJL Solicitors (TJLS) Legal 7
Stevenson Whyte (SWYT) Property 7
Smart Kem (SKEM) Technology 6.75
Hiring Hub (HHUB) Technology 6.6
Vaioni (VAIO) Technology 6.45
Stripes Solicitors (STRI) Legal 6.25
John Poyser (JPOY) Legal 6.1
Stephensons Solicitors (STEP) Legal 6.1
UtiliGroup (UTIL) Technology 5.95
OBI Property (OBIP) Property 5.85
Octane Recruitment (OCTR) Recruitment 5.8
Graham Coffey (COFF) Legal 5.7
Depledge (DPLG) Finance 5.6
Recruitment Panda (RCPD) Recruitment 5.2
RealityMine (MINE) Technology 4.85
The House Crowd (CROW) Technology 4.75
Flax & Co (FLAX) Property 4.7
M-Seitler & Co (MSCO) Finance 4.7
Peter Anthony (PANT) Property 4.7
White Label (WTLB) Recruitment 4.65
Kuits (KUIT) Legal 4.65
Cubic Motion (CBIC) Technology 4.55
Priority Recruitment (PRRT) Recruitment 4.45
Old Royle Wealth Management (ORYL) Finance 4.3
Push Doctor (PUSH) Technology 4.1
Fabrik Games (BRIK) Technology 4
Portman Recruitment (PORT) Recruitment 4
Apex Computing (APEX) Technology 3.95
Homes 4 U (HMSU) Property 3.9
Delisa Miller (DELM) Property 3.8
Carter Moore (CART) Legal 3.45
Frazer John Recruitment (FZJR) Recruitment 3.4
MCC Accountants (MCCA) Finance 3.4
Actis Legal (ATLL) Recruitment 3.2
Barlow White (BARW) Property 3.2
VRS Regulatory (VRSR) Recruitment 3.15
Jon Simon (JONS) Property 3.05
Career Makers (CRMK) Recruitment 3.05
Hill Dickinson (HDIC) Legal 3
Northern Etchells Homes (NEHM) Property 3
Allen Mills Howard Accountancy (AMHW) Finance 3
Semilliam (SMLM) Finance 2.9
Tiger Property (TIGR) Property 2.9
Amoria Bond (AMBD) Recruitment 2.85
Hurst (HRST) Finance 2.8
LDEX Group (LDEX) Technology 2.8
Brabners (BRAB) Legal 2.8
Maxwell Bond (MXBD) Recruitment 2.75
Case McNair (CMCN) Property 2.5
Netsource (NETS) Recruitment 2.45
Slade & Cooper (SLAD) Finance 2.35
Granite Lettings (GRAN) Property 2.25
Zen Law (ZENL) Legal 2.25
Ralli (RALL) Legal 2.25
Four Recruitment (FRRT) Recruitment 2.25
Ashcott Solicitors (ASHC) Legal 2.1
Aequitas Legal (AEQL) Legal 2.05
Chafes Hague Lambert (CHLS) Legal 1.95
Wren Properties (WREN) Property 1.9
FoodEng Recruitment (FDRT) Recruitment 1.85
CWP (CWPA) Finance 1.85
Kaytons (KAYT) Property 1.85
Finlay James (FINJ) Recruitment 1.8
GO-Law (GOLA) Legal 1.8
Maurice Kilbride (MAUK) Property 1.75
Bourne Recruitment (BRRT) Recruitment 1.65
Roevin (ROVN) Recruitment 1.55
Aurelius Legal (ARLL) Recruitment 1.5
BooHoo (BOOH) Retail 1.5
Linten (LINT) Technology 1.5
Guest & Co (GSTC) Finance 1.5
MWA Accounting (MWAA) Finance 1.5
Tussies Chartered Accountants (TSIS) Finance 1.45
TPC Solicitors (TPCS) Legal 1.45
Sudlows (LOWS) Technology 1.4
Jon Mellor (JONM) Property 1.35
The Accountancy People (APPL) Finance 1.35
Athena Law (ATHL) Legal 1.35
Sedulo (SEDU) Finance 1.35
Bhandari & Co (BNDR) Finance 1.3
Re Legal (RELG) Recruitment 1.3
EMG (EMGC) Property 1.3
Otten Penna & Co (OTTP) Legal 1.25
Lawrence Copeland (LAWC) Property 1.2
Contact Recuitment (CTRT) Recruitment 1.2
Circleloop (LOOP) Technology 1.2
i-teachers (ITEA) Recruitment 1.2
Gascoigne Halman (GHAL) Property 1.15
Lewis Phipps (LPHP) Property 1.15
Burton Copeland (BURT) Legal 1.05
Quay Property (QUAY) Property 1.05
David Andrews (DANW) Property 1
Catermatch (CTRM) Recruitment 0.9
DTE Business Advisers (DTEB) Finance 0.85
Panacea Property Development (PPDV) Property 0.85
Briscombe, Nutter & Staff (BNAS) Property 0.8
Moffatts Chartered Accountants (MFTA) Finance 0.75
AR Associates (ARAS) Finance 0.75
Crawfords (CWGS) Finance 0.75
Kingtons (KING) Property 0.7
Datacentreplus (DATA) Technology 0.7
Urban Bubble (BUBL) Property 0.7
myerson (MYER) Legal 0.7
Agile Recruitment (AGRT) Recruitment 0.6
Legal HD (LGHD) Legal 0.6
Invosys (VOSY) Technology 0.55
Ozon Solicitors (OZON) Legal 0.5
Food Careers (FDCR) Recruitment 0.45
Alexander & Co (ALCO) Finance 0.35
The Estate Agent Manchester (TEAM) Property 0.35
WTB Solicitors (WTBS) Legal 0.35
Zenith Management (ZENI) Property 0.3
Alexander Bursk (ALXB) Finance 0.3
ONIT Recruitment (ONIT) Recruitment 0.3
O’Neill Morgan (ONEI) Legal 0.25
Reactive Recruit (RCRT) Recruitment 0.25
Kaye Mackenzie (KAYM) Property 0.25
Knight Knox (KNOX) Property 0.2
Barrette Accountants (BRTE) Finance 0.2
Acumension (ACMN) Legal 0.15
Hatch Recruitment (HTRT) Recruitment 0.15
Linda Taylors (LDTR) Recruitment 0.15
Tree Accountancy (TREA) Finance 0.1
Murphy Thompson Moore LLP (MTMR) Finance 0.05
Coombes Corporate Finance (CMBS) Finance 0
Marley Wright Recruitment (MWTR) Recruitment 0
Fatsoma (SOMA) Technology 0
Sadiq Metcalfe & Co (SMFE) Finance 0
Everetts Accountants (EVRT) Finance 0
George Adams (GAMS) Property 0
Middleton Accountancy Services (MDAS) Finance 0
Accounting Solutions (ACSL) Finance 0
tmfortis (TMFO) Legal 0
UKFast (FAST) Technology 0
Kingsley Adams (KIAD) Recruitment 0
Cole Associates (COLE) Finance 0
Design Services (DSSR) Recruitment 0
Appleton Gerrard (AGRD) Finance 0
AO (AOLG) Retail 0
Harry Boodhoo (HBOO) Legal 0
Airtime Rewards (AIRR) Technology 0
Mark Wolfe & Co (MWLF) Finance 0
Alexander Knight (ALXK) Finance -0.05
Reason Digital (REAS) Technology -0.05
Clearwater (CLRW) Property -0.05
Pomegranate (PMGR) Finance -0.1
Horwich Cohen Coghlan (HCCS) Legal -0.1
Brooklands Estates (BKLN) Property -0.15
Prospero Accounting (PPRO) Finance -0.15
That Property (THTP) Property -0.15
Gnatta (ATTA) Technology -0.2
Adalta (ADLT) Recruitment -0.2
Christian Douglass (CHRD) Finance -0.2
Lloyd Piggott (LPGT) Finance -0.25
Amin & Co (AMNC) Finance -0.25
Brodie & Co (BROD) Legal -0.3
Maguires (MAGU) Legal -0.3
Last Seconds (LSND) Property -0.3
Williamson & Croft (WCRO) Finance -0.45
Manchester Life (MCRL) Property -0.45
In Touch Recruitment (ITRT) Recruitment -0.45
Alastair Walmsley Consultancy (AWCL) Finance -0.5
Clear Law (CLEA) Legal -0.55
Madisons (MDSN) Finance -0.6
BLM Law (BLML) Legal -0.7
North Point (NPRT) Recruitment -0.7
Grassroots Recruitment (GRRT) Recruitment -0.7
Taylors (TAYL) Legal -0.8
Nexus Solicitors (NEXU) Legal -0.85
Infinity LLP (INFY) Finance -0.85
Joyya Law Associates (JYLA) Legal -0.9
Bolton Properties (BOLP) Property -0.95
VST Enterprises (VSTE) Technology -0.95
Roger Dean (RDEA) Property -1
Zia & Co (ZIAC) Finance -1
Hall Brown (HBRN) Legal -1.05
Aspire Recruitment (ASPR) Recruitment -1.1
Scanlans (SCAN) Property -1.15
Clear Building Management (CBMT) Property -1.2
Axica (AXCA) Recruitment -1.25
Nurbhai & Co (NRBI) Finance -1.3
Get Recruited (GTRD) Recruitment -1.35
Robert Lizar (ROLI) Legal -1.4
Buckley Frayne (BUKF) Property -1.55
CTP (CTPL) Property -1.55
Beatstream (BEAT) Technology -1.75
Mobica (BICA) Technology -1.9
Cube Accountants (CUBA) Finance -1.95
Realty Management (RMGT) Property -2
Percy Westhead & Company (PWST) Finance -2
Hall Liddy Accountants (HLDY) Finance -2.1
Bromleys (BROM) Legal -2.15
Godel Technologies (GODE) Technology -2.15
C & R Properties (CANR) Property -2.15
Freeman Fisher (FRFS) Legal -2.2
Douglas Scott (DOUG) Recruitment -2.25
Hugh Jones (HUJO) Legal -2.3
Gorvins (GORV) Legal -2.3
Callaghans (CLGH) Property -2.5
The Manchester Estate Agent (TMEA) Property -2.65
My Accountancy Place (MAPF) Finance -2.75
Glaisyers (GLSY) Legal -2.85
Tindall Perry (TPER) Recruitment -3
NCC Group (NCCG) Technology -3
Alexander Hancock (ADHK) Recruitment -3
Potential Recruitment (PTRT) Recruitment -3.05
Global Teacher Recruitment (GBTR) Recruitment -3.2
Glenbrook (GLNB) Property -3.25
Jon Child & Co (JNCH) Finance -3.8
Lyons Wilson (LYOW) Legal -3.9
CTS (CTST) Technology -4
Atwel James (AJMS) Property -4.1
Chadwick & Company (CDWK) Finance -4.7
Hello Soda (SODA) Technology -4.75
Sorted group (SORT) Technology -5.55
Axon Moore (AXMR) Recruitment -5.55
Madina (MADI) Property -5.7
Airangel (AIRL) Technology -5.85
Pad Residential (PADR) Property -6.1
Scullard & Co (SCLD) Finance -6.15
Jack Ross Chartered Accountancy (JRSA) Finance -6.2
Ask Real Estate (ASKR) Property -6.65
Higgins Miller (HIGG) Legal -6.7
GLP Solicitors (GLPS) Legal -7
Julian Wadden (JWAD) Property -7.1
D4 Digital (DDGT) Recruitment -7.15
Warr & Co (WRCO) Finance -7.25
Corner App (CORN) Technology -7.45
Monarch Solicitors (MNRC) Legal -7.45
Managed Recruitment Solutions (MGRS) Recruitment -7.45
Insight IT Recruitment (IITR) Recruitment -7.5
Chess (CHES) Technology -7.7
Inclusive Technology (INCL) Technology -7.8
Dreamr (DRMR) Technology -8.35
Silven (SILV) Recruitment -8.6
Roger Hannah (RHAN) Property -9.05
ETS Consulting (ETSC) Recruitment -9.3
QED Legal (QEDL) Recruitment -9.9
MRJ Recruitment (MRJR) Recruitment -11.05
QC Legal (QCLG) Recruitment -11.95
MWG Solicitors (MWGS) Legal -13.45
BTG Recruitment (BTGR) Recruitment -13.95
Warburtons (WARB) Consumer -14.5
Big Cloud Recruitment (BCRT) Recruitment -15.3
Thornley Groves (TNGV) Property -15.35
Martin & Co (MART) Legal -15.55
Croftons Solicitors (CROF) Legal -16.25
Edward Mellor (EDML) Property -17.45
Formisimo (MISI) Technology -17.5
Social Chain (SOCI) Digital -18.15
SAS Daniels (SASD) Legal -19.1
Time Recruitment (TMRT) Recruitment -21.25
Gradtouch (GRAD) Recruitment -26.6
MLP Law (MLPL) Legal -27.05
Oscar Recruitment (OSCR) Recruitment -31.2
Oliver James (OLIJ) Recruitment -34.65
Morson (MORS) Recruitment -35.9
MediaCity (MCTY) Events -39.2
Steam Haus (HAUS) Technology -44
JMW (JMWL) Legal -44.8
Appleyard Lees (APYL) Legal -46.95
Code Nation (CNAT) Technology -51.1
Beever And Struthers (BEEV) Finance -61.8
Rullion (RULL) Recruitment -62.4
M24Seven (MSEV) Technology -63.35
KJG (KJGL) Finance -64.4
Urban Splash (URBS) Property -66.45
Bermans (BERM) Legal -68.1
KBL Solicitors (KBLS) Legal -69.55
Liquid Personnel (LQPL) Recruitment -71
Missguided (MISG) Retail -110
ANS (ANSG) Technology -122.9

James Welch

James is a digital industry veteran, and has worked various roles from SEO, head of research, to director level. He is a content nerd, and loves nothing more than demanding that evermore content is added to client sites - as well as the Embryo blog!