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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 440 428 435
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing RSS 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.047% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.038% 0.15% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £300 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +4.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £503 £155
% change year-on-year
-34.82% +224.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
7940 7501 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.78% 32.06% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5882 5583 5482
Median daily rate £450 £438 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

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 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google