The first table below looks at the demand for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 204 189 217
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Contract jobs citing RDF 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate £475 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +15.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+55.19% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RDF
London

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDF across the City of London region.

RDF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RDF
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RDF
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDF across the City of London region.

RDF Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) SPARQL
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Ontologies
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Linked Data
3 2 (18.18%) Triplestore
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Semantic Web
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Triplestore
2 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (9.09%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Mocha
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Firebug
1 1 (9.09%) Calabash
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) QUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modeller
4 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Modernizr
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
4 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Ontologies
2 2 (18.18%) Linked Data
2 2 (18.18%) Semantic Web
3 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
3 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (9.09%) Wiki
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
1 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SPARQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenIDM
1 1 (9.09%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) ForgeRock
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) EMC
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle