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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSS 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.10% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £155 -
% change year-on-year
+219.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
333 182 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.66% 30.49% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 120 33
Average daily rate £415 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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

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

RSS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSS within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 10 £510 -
RSS
England

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSS.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
1 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) SEO
1 12 (100.00%) Content Management
1 12 (100.00%) jQuery
1 12 (100.00%) HTML5
1 12 (100.00%) Social Media
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) VB
3 10 (83.33%) 3G
3 10 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) FTP
3 10 (83.33%) 4G
3 10 (83.33%) Mac OS
4 9 (75.00%) SDLC
5 8 (66.67%) Open Source
5 8 (66.67%) SSH
6 7 (58.33%) Change Control
6 7 (58.33%) GitLab
6 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (41.67%) GitHub
8 5 (41.67%) Web Design

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) FTP
1 10 (83.33%) 3G
1 10 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
1 10 (83.33%) 4G
2 8 (66.67%) SSH
3 4 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) GitLab
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) AWS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) jQuery
1 12 (100.00%) HTML5
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Drush
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SEO
1 12 (100.00%) Content Management
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) SDLC
4 8 (66.67%) Open Source
5 7 (58.33%) Change Control
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (41.67%) Web Design
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
1 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 10 (83.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared