The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 199 -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.055% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RSS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1123 1654 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.39% 30.39% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1304 1394
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £16.31 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RSS across the City of London region.

RSS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the City of London region.

RSS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RSS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSS.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) SAP