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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 77 -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 1.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Median daily rate - £510 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £495 £203
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +144.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
279 303 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.57% 29.22% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 199 115
Median daily rate £350 £402 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +23.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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