The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £488 £323
% change year-on-year
+23.01% +51.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
592 408 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.84% 66.45% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 238 189
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDF across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham