The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
747 545 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.05% 22.97% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 346 347
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RSS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands