The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £501 £323
% change year-on-year
+22.37% +55.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1276 989 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.45% 77.27% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 582 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh