The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £135 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £338 £213
% change year-on-year
-54.07% +58.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 149 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.71% 28.22% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 80 186
Average daily rate £391 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +46.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire