The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 - £213
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
780 570 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 22.85% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 266 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter