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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 418 414
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.044% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
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
6953 6788 7025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.09% 30.65% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5351 4868 5162
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
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 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 17
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.18 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.97% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) MAPI
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) SCCP
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful

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 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) SCCP
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) MAPI
1 1 (50.00%) Resque
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Sinatra
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom