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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 432 429 431
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing RSS 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.027% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £395 £359 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.10% -26.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £493 -
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
7633 7356 7325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.17% 32.93% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5753 5579 5576
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -35.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Ilford - 1 - -
RSS
England

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) Google
1 3 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Documentum
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Web Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) FatWire
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle