The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
UK / England
Rank 558 591 569
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -22
Contract jobs citing RDF 7 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.039% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 17
Median daily rate £319 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £371 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £585 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34140 38185 36546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 82.04% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22792 25048 24013
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1104 987
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RDF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 6 £319 - 1
South West - 1 - -
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RDF.

1 50 (79.37%) SPARQL
2 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.97%) XML
4 32 (50.79%) Web Services
5 31 (49.21%) HTTP
6 28 (44.44%) REST
7 27 (42.86%) SQL
8 24 (38.10%) Java
9 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
9 23 (36.51%) RESTful
10 22 (34.92%) Scrum
11 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
12 19 (30.16%) Ontologies
13 18 (28.57%) JSON
13 18 (28.57%) C
14 16 (25.40%) HTML
15 15 (23.81%) MySQL
16 14 (22.22%) Linux
16 14 (22.22%) TDD
16 14 (22.22%) Triplestore
17 13 (20.63%) Linked Data
17 13 (20.63%) XPath
17 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
18 12 (19.05%) JUnit
18 12 (19.05%) Publishing
18 12 (19.05%) BDD
19 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
19 11 (17.46%) W3C
19 11 (17.46%) CSS
20 10 (15.87%) C++

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) Drupal
1 6 (9.52%) SilverStripe
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.76%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.59%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.59%) Perch
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
2 15 (23.81%) MySQL
3 14 (22.22%) Triplestore
4 7 (11.11%) MarkLogic
4 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.94%) Big Data
7 4 (6.35%) GIS
7 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.76%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.76%) HBase
9 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.59%) OLAP
10 1 (1.59%) OLTP
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.59%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) JUnit
2 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.87%) Maven
4 6 (9.52%) GoCD
4 6 (9.52%) Mockito
4 6 (9.52%) Wercker
5 5 (7.94%) Mercurial
5 5 (7.94%) Subversion
6 1 (1.59%) Ant
6 1 (1.59%) ERwin
6 1 (1.59%) MagicDraw
General
1 12 (19.05%) Publishing
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Data Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) AWS Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.35%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.76%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) XML
2 32 (50.79%) Web Services
3 28 (44.44%) REST
4 23 (36.51%) RESTful
5 18 (28.57%) JSON
6 16 (25.40%) HTML
7 11 (17.46%) CSS
8 9 (14.29%) JSON-LD
9 8 (12.70%) XSLT
10 6 (9.52%) JAX-RS
10 6 (9.52%) Servlets
10 6 (9.52%) XML Schema
11 5 (7.94%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.94%) JMS
11 5 (7.94%) Laravel
11 5 (7.94%) Redux
11 5 (7.94%) Symfony
12 4 (6.35%) JavaFX
12 4 (6.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Ontologies
2 13 (20.63%) Linked Data
3 11 (17.46%) W3C
4 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (14.29%) Semantic Web
5 6 (9.52%) Digital Media
6 4 (6.35%) Neural Network
6 4 (6.35%) Remote Sensing
6 4 (6.35%) Statistics
6 4 (6.35%) Taxonomies
6 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
7 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.76%) Reference Data
8 2 (3.17%) Data Extraction
8 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.59%) BBC
9 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Scrum
3 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
4 14 (22.22%) TDD
5 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
6 12 (19.05%) BDD
7 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (14.29%) Coaching
8 9 (14.29%) Release Management
8 9 (14.29%) Secure Coding
9 8 (12.70%) High Availability
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (9.52%) Analytics
11 6 (9.52%) API Development
11 6 (9.52%) API Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Microservices
11 6 (9.52%) Web Development
12 5 (7.94%) Data Architecture
12 5 (7.94%) Machine Learning
12 5 (7.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) SPARQL
2 27 (42.86%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) Java
4 18 (28.57%) C
5 13 (20.63%) XPath
6 10 (15.87%) C++
6 10 (15.87%) Python
7 8 (12.70%) Perl
7 8 (12.70%) PHP
8 7 (11.11%) XQuery
9 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.76%) ANSI C
10 3 (4.76%) Scala
11 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) Dublin Core
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Ansible
1 4 (6.35%) Consul
1 4 (6.35%) Kibana
1 4 (6.35%) Packer
1 4 (6.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Google
3 4 (6.35%) Facebook
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) i2
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
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