The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £203 -
% change year-on-year
+144.44% -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2519 2227 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.37% 24.27% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1239 1147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 66
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the South East region.

RSS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RSS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google