The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.94% 26.63% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 36
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £153 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.79 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.10% -40.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RSS
North West

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