The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RSS
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
580 599 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.95% 20.56% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 302 468
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RSS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RSS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#