Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 611 606
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.011% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.033% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
London median daily rate - £300 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.03% +14.33%
England median daily rate - £323 £495
% change year-on-year - -34.85% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17334 15311 15129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.14% 34.35% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13241 11465 11260
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 71 95
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

RSS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RSS in London

RSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RSS in London

RSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RSS in London