The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 88
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £495 £203
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +144.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RSS
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
310 277 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.22% 17.61% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 154 215
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh