The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 189 200 198
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing RDF 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.039% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£663 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Triplestore
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) SPARQL
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) Ontologies
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) Kindle
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Hudson
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle 10gAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Triplestore
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Jena
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
3 1 (12.50%) JavaBeans
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Ontologies
1 2 (25.00%) Kindle
2 1 (12.50%) Linked Data
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SPARQL
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) XQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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