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 22 December 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
22 Dec 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
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £344 £206
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.93 -
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
47 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.79% 32.24% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 34
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £273 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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