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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
England / London
Rank 376 410 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Contract jobs citing RSS 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.100% 0.014% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £446 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £260 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6621 6742 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.79% 31.52% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4973 4988 4752
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +76.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RSS across the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

RSS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSS within the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 3 £525 +42.85%
Westminster - 1 £550 -
RSS
England

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 17 (85.00%) HTML
1 17 (85.00%) Java
1 17 (85.00%) PHP
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
1 17 (85.00%) JSON
2 16 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 16 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 16 (80.00%) CentOS
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Python
2 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (80.00%) XML
2 16 (80.00%) XSLT
2 16 (80.00%) C
3 15 (75.00%) OOP
4 14 (70.00%) Service Management
4 14 (70.00%) OO
4 14 (70.00%) Procedural Programming
5 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (65.00%) Information Management
6 12 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (60.00%) PostGIS
6 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (55.00%) Law
7 11 (55.00%) ITIL
8 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared

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 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Documentum
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 11 (55.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
1 17 (85.00%) HTML
1 17 (85.00%) JSON
2 16 (80.00%) XML
2 16 (80.00%) XSLT
3 12 (60.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) LESS
4 1 (5.00%) Lucene
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.00%) Physics
4 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) CentOS
2 16 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) OOP
2 14 (70.00%) OO
2 14 (70.00%) Procedural Programming
2 14 (70.00%) Service Management
3 13 (65.00%) Information Management
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (15.00%) Contract Management
7 3 (15.00%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 3 (15.00%) People Management
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Demand Management
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
1 17 (85.00%) PHP
2 16 (80.00%) C
2 16 (80.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) FatWire
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle