Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 389
Contract jobs citing RSS 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median daily rate - - £400
England median daily rate - £323 £495
% change year-on-year - -34.85% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4592 4495 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.85% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2839 2738 3321
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 129 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.10 £51.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

RSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RSS in the South East

RSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RSS in the South East

RSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RSS in the South East