The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 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 the North East - - -
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 £400 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.37%
RSS
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 128 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.65% 25.91% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 83 32
Average daily rate £325 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% -9.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East