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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
England / North East
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.90% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £495 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £493 -
% change year-on-year
-29.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
285 263 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.50% 29.48% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 160 120
Median daily rate £370 £373 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing RSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in the North East