Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RSS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 269
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median daily rate - - £525
Central London median daily rate - - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

RSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2694 2367 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 35.89% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 2006 2349
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

RSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for RSS in the City of London

RSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RSS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RSS in the City of London