The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £656 £625 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RDF
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 302 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.37% 85.55% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 211 239
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 13
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -