The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RDF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.19% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+55.19% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
441 161 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.63% 62.16% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 77 144
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

RDF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing RDF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDF.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing RDF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle