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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 1.09% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
Median daily rate - £510 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £503 £155
% change year-on-year
-34.82% +224.19%
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
409 345 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.77% 31.42% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 237 154
Median daily rate £388 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £7.25 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £17.50 £70.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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