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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 576 504 542
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +38
Contract jobs citing RDF 12 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.16% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 41 15
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £338 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RDF
UK

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
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -31 7 £460 +18.70% 7
East of England -28 1 £400 -5.88%
North West - 1 £280 - 1
South East - 1 £550 - 1
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 31 (73.81%) SPARQL
2 23 (54.76%) Semantic Web
2 23 (54.76%) Ontologies
3 18 (42.86%) Triplestore
4 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (33.33%) XML
5 14 (33.33%) Life Science
5 14 (33.33%) Linked Data
6 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
6 13 (30.95%) HTML
7 12 (28.57%) Java
7 12 (28.57%) W3C
8 11 (26.19%) REST
9 10 (23.81%) CSS
10 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) Publishing
12 7 (16.67%) Degree
12 7 (16.67%) JIRA
12 7 (16.67%) Maven
12 7 (16.67%) Web Services
12 7 (16.67%) XQuery
13 6 (14.29%) XSD
13 6 (14.29%) XSLT
13 6 (14.29%) SQL
13 6 (14.29%) SOAP
13 6 (14.29%) JUnit
13 6 (14.29%) Validation
13 6 (14.29%) Apache Jena
13 6 (14.29%) HTML5
13 6 (14.29%) Analytics

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) Triplestore
2 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
3 5 (11.90%) Text Mining
3 5 (11.90%) Spotfire
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Maven
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) JUnit
3 5 (11.90%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (19.05%) Publishing
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Ontologist
4 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Data Scientist
6 4 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Web Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) UI Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Scala Developer
7 3 (7.14%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) XML
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) REST
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
6 6 (14.29%) Apache Jena
6 6 (14.29%) SOAP
6 6 (14.29%) XSD
6 6 (14.29%) XSLT
7 5 (11.90%) J2SE
7 5 (11.90%) WSDL
7 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.52%) JSON
9 3 (7.14%) RESTful
9 3 (7.14%) CSS3
9 3 (7.14%) Ember.js
9 3 (7.14%) DOM
10 2 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Ontologies
1 23 (54.76%) Semantic Web
2 14 (33.33%) Life Science
2 14 (33.33%) Linked Data
3 12 (28.57%) W3C
4 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
4 5 (11.90%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Data Conversion
5 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.76%) Informatics
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.38%) Kindle
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Validation
2 6 (14.29%) Analytics
3 5 (11.90%) UML
3 5 (11.90%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.14%) BPMN
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
6 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.76%) Information Management
6 2 (4.76%) SOA
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) ERD
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) SPARQL
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) XQuery
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.14%) C#
7 3 (7.14%) Scala
8 2 (4.76%) R
9 1 (2.38%) PowerHouse
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.38%) Reuters
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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