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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 237 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £338 £213
% change year-on-year
-54.07% +58.82%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2291 2257 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.60% 25.69% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1282 1227
Average daily rate £350 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 60 76
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £17.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
RSS
England

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) CakePHP
2 2 (66.67%) Regular Expression
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) Regular Expression
2 2 (66.67%) CakePHP
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) XML-RPC
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) PHP4
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace