The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £203 -
% change year-on-year
+144.44% -
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.86% 27.10% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 35
Average daily rate £330 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RSS across the Merseyside region.

RSS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside