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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 92
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £338 £213
% change year-on-year
-54.07% +58.82%
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
401 371 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.33% 31.02% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 230 262
Average daily rate £325 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 25
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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