The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 400 399
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.026% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.083% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7224 7215 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.90% 31.02% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5198 5230
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSS.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Underscore.js
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter