The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 606 599 625
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing RSS 2 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.032% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.11% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £395 £490 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.38% +0.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £493 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RSS
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14723 14677 13965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.27% 29.32% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10252 10292 9701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 237 160
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in England

RSS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RSS Hourly Rate Trend in England

RSS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSS within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 2 £395 +10.10%
RSS
UK

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RSS.

1 11 (73.33%) CSS
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Google
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) LAMP
2 10 (66.67%) Google Maps API
2 10 (66.67%) WordPress
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) Open Source
3 9 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 9 (60.00%) XML
3 9 (60.00%) XSLT
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile Optimisation
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Legal
7 2 (13.33%) CMS
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) SEO
8 1 (6.67%) JBoss
8 1 (6.67%) Apache
8 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
8 1 (6.67%) XHTML
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (6.67%) Documentum
8 1 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Documentum
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) Google Maps API
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) LAMP
3 9 (60.00%) XML
3 9 (60.00%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) Lucene
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 8 (53.33%) Mobile Optimisation
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Content Writing
6 1 (6.67%) Contract Management
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Email Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Infographics
6 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) FatWire
2 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle