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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £206
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.37%
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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
206 200 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.26% 32.52% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 114 178
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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