The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 421 417
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.044% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RSS
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7197 6832 6999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.58% 30.52% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4845 5081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in London

RSS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RSS Hourly Rate Trend in London

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 London region with a requirement for RSS.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Polycom
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Google Apps
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Capybara
2 1 (33.33%) Resque
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Capybara
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Collaboration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) MAPI
1 1 (33.33%) Resque
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) Sinatra
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) SAP