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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 627 603 584
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -19
Contract jobs citing RSS 2 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.022% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £285 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
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
14128 13495 13216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10123 9021 8899
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 184 163
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 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
South West - 2 £285 - 1
RSS
UK

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
3 3 (37.50%) Broadband
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) IPv4
3 3 (37.50%) IPv6
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) WiMAX
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
3 3 (37.50%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) CoffeeScript

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 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
2 3 (37.50%) IPv4
2 3 (37.50%) IPv6
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) WiMAX
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) SCCP
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Capybara
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (25.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Field Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Collaboration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Resque
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) Sinatra
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BBC
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Network Optimisation
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
2 2 (25.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Polycom
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