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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 536 498 500
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +2
Contract jobs citing RDF 21 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.092% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £381 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £513 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +15.38%
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +11 15 £434 +5.15% 1
South East - 2 £500 -
East of England - - - - 2
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (61.11%) SPARQL
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Semantic Web
4 12 (33.33%) Linked Data
5 11 (30.56%) Triplestore
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) CSS
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
6 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.78%) Ontologies
6 10 (27.78%) REST
7 9 (25.00%) RESTful
7 9 (25.00%) TDD
8 8 (22.22%) XML
8 8 (22.22%) Spring
9 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
10 6 (16.67%) Apache Jena
10 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
10 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
11 5 (13.89%) UNIX
11 5 (13.89%) Life Science
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) jQuery
11 5 (13.89%) Scala
12 4 (11.11%) HTML5
12 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
12 4 (11.11%) CSS3
12 4 (11.11%) JAX-RS

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
1 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Triplestore
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 3 (8.33%) Spotfire
4 3 (8.33%) Text Mining
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
5 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.56%) OrientDB
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) JMeter
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Front Office
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Ontologist
5 3 (8.33%) Data Scientist
5 3 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) HTML
1 11 (30.56%) CSS
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) REST
3 9 (25.00%) RESTful
4 8 (22.22%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) Spring
5 6 (16.67%) Apache Jena
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) JAX-RS
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (11.11%) ActiveX
7 4 (11.11%) JSP
7 4 (11.11%) .NET
7 4 (11.11%) JavaBeans
7 4 (11.11%) XHTML
7 4 (11.11%) Middleware
8 3 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Semantic Web
1 12 (33.33%) Linked Data
2 10 (27.78%) Ontologies
3 5 (13.89%) Life Science
4 4 (11.11%) Statistics
5 3 (8.33%) W3C
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.78%) NHS
7 1 (2.78%) Informatics
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.78%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (8.33%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
5 3 (8.33%) MVC
5 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.56%) ArchiMate
6 2 (5.56%) Web Design
6 2 (5.56%) Information Management
6 2 (5.56%) ERD
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SPARQL
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.89%) Scala
7 4 (11.11%) C
7 4 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) VB
7 4 (11.11%) VBA
7 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (8.33%) XQuery
8 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.33%) Ruby
9 2 (5.56%) Clojure
9 2 (5.56%) Groovy
9 2 (5.56%) Perl
9 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau