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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 182 213
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.065% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.21% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £525 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £503 £155
% change year-on-year
-34.82% +224.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1193 1444 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.87% 31.11% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 1201 1349
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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