The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 527 524 555
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Contract jobs citing RDF 30 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.056% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.076% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 16
Average daily rate
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£419 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £323 -
% change year-on-year
+55.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
RDF
UK

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 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 15 £400 -5.32% 3
South East - 9 £501 - 1
East of England - 6 £301 - 1
South West - - - -
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (75.00%) SPARQL
2 32 (61.54%) Semantic Web
3 23 (44.23%) Ontologies
4 20 (38.46%) XML
5 19 (36.54%) Triplestore
6 18 (34.62%) W3C
7 17 (32.69%) HTML
8 16 (30.77%) Linked Data
9 15 (28.85%) CSS
10 14 (26.92%) Java
10 14 (26.92%) Life Science
10 14 (26.92%) Publishing
10 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
11 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (23.08%) XQuery
13 11 (21.15%) XSD
13 11 (21.15%) XSLT
14 10 (19.23%) .NET
14 10 (19.23%) JUnit
15 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
15 9 (17.31%) PowerDesigner
15 9 (17.31%) Validation
15 9 (17.31%) Knowledge Management
16 8 (15.38%) Data Conversion
17 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
17 7 (13.46%) Degree
17 7 (13.46%) REST
18 6 (11.54%) HTML5
18 6 (11.54%) Maven
18 6 (11.54%) JIRA

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (9.62%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) Triplestore
2 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.62%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) Text Mining
4 2 (3.85%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.85%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JUnit
2 9 (17.31%) PowerDesigner
3 6 (11.54%) Maven
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (26.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) French Language
2 1 (1.92%) German Language
2 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Architect
2 17 (32.69%) Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Ontologist
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Data Modeller
6 4 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) XML
2 17 (32.69%) HTML
3 15 (28.85%) CSS
4 11 (21.15%) XSD
4 11 (21.15%) XSLT
5 10 (19.23%) .NET
6 7 (13.46%) REST
7 6 (11.54%) Web Services
7 6 (11.54%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) JSON
8 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.62%) Apache Jena
8 5 (9.62%) J2SE
9 3 (5.77%) DOM
9 3 (5.77%) SOAP
9 3 (5.77%) Ember.js
9 3 (5.77%) CSS3
10 2 (3.85%) JAX-RS
10 2 (3.85%) RESTful
10 2 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (61.54%) Semantic Web
2 23 (44.23%) Ontologies
3 18 (34.62%) W3C
4 16 (30.77%) Linked Data
5 14 (26.92%) Life Science
6 8 (15.38%) Data Conversion
7 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
9 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
9 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.92%) Informatics
10 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.92%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Validation
2 9 (17.31%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (9.62%) BPMN
3 5 (9.62%) UML
3 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
3 5 (9.62%) Analytics
4 4 (7.69%) MVC
4 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) TDD
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) OO
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) SPARQL
2 14 (26.92%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) XQuery
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) R
6 3 (5.77%) C#
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.92%) Reuters
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