The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 552 544 504
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -40
Contract jobs citing RDF 18 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.054% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.072% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 23
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£506 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £501 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £638 £488 £323
% change year-on-year
+30.70% +51.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RDF
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38159 36293 31313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.26% 75.66% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24612 23297 19186
Average daily rate £415 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1097 973
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in England

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RDF Daily Rate Trend in England

RDF
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDF across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in England

RDF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 14 £500 +17.64% 2
South West - 3 £638 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (57.78%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) SPARQL
3 21 (46.67%) XML
4 20 (44.44%) Spring
5 19 (42.22%) TDD
6 18 (40.00%) Triplestore
7 17 (37.78%) RESTful
8 16 (35.56%) Web Services
9 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 14 (31.11%) CSS
10 14 (31.11%) HTML
10 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
11 13 (28.89%) Semantic Web
11 13 (28.89%) REST
12 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (24.44%) Hudson
13 11 (24.44%) JSON
13 11 (24.44%) PHP
14 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
15 9 (20.00%) Linked Data
15 9 (20.00%) Apache Solr
15 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (20.00%) .NET
15 9 (20.00%) C#
15 9 (20.00%) Publishing
15 9 (20.00%) MVC
15 9 (20.00%) Scrum
16 8 (17.78%) OO

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Triplestore
2 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.11%) Big Data
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.67%) MarkLogic
7 2 (4.44%) OrientDB
7 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.22%) MySQL
8 1 (2.22%) Mahout
8 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Hudson
2 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.78%) Subversion
4 5 (11.11%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) Mockito
6 2 (4.44%) JMeter
6 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Publishing
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) XML
2 20 (44.44%) Spring
3 17 (37.78%) RESTful
4 16 (35.56%) Web Services
5 14 (31.11%) CSS
5 14 (31.11%) HTML
6 13 (28.89%) REST
7 11 (24.44%) JSON
8 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 7 (15.56%) jQuery
9 7 (15.56%) CSS3
9 7 (15.56%) JAX-RS
9 7 (15.56%) HTML5
9 7 (15.56%) Apache Jena
10 6 (13.33%) LESS
10 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 6 (13.33%) Lucene
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.67%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Semantic Web
2 9 (20.00%) Linked Data
3 3 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.67%) Ontologies
3 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.22%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) TDD
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.00%) MVC
3 9 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) Refactoring
4 8 (17.78%) Pair Programming
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.33%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) BDD
6 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) Content Management
9 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.67%) Information Management
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) Information Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) CRM
9 3 (6.67%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) SPARQL
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (24.44%) PHP
5 9 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (15.56%) Ruby
6 7 (15.56%) Python
7 6 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 6 (13.33%) Perl
7 6 (13.33%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) Scala
8 4 (8.89%) Clojure
8 4 (8.89%) Groovy
9 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.67%) XQuery
10 1 (2.22%) XPath
10 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) COREP
1 3 (6.67%) FINREP
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Teradata
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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