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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £213
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.79% 21.18% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 25
Average daily rate £338 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 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