The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 89
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 - £213
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RSS
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
399 367 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.14% 30.53% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 222 244
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester