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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 565 553 532
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing RDF 24 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.048% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 34
Average daily rate
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£475 £419 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £501 £333
% change year-on-year
-35.06% +50.52%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 +16 12 £525 +31.25% 4
West Midlands - 6 £300 - 1
South East -23 3 - -
South West - 2 £644 -
East of England +1 1 - -
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (72.09%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) Spring
3 17 (39.53%) TDD
4 16 (37.21%) Triplestore
5 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (34.88%) Web Services
5 15 (34.88%) XML
6 14 (32.56%) Semantic Web
7 13 (30.23%) SPARQL
7 13 (30.23%) Finance
7 13 (30.23%) Linked Data
8 12 (27.91%) BDD
8 12 (27.91%) HTML
8 12 (27.91%) PHP
8 12 (27.91%) RESTful
9 11 (25.58%) JSON
9 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (20.93%) REST
10 9 (20.93%) Lucene
10 9 (20.93%) OO
11 8 (18.60%) CSS
11 8 (18.60%) Publishing
11 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
11 8 (18.60%) Retail Banking
11 8 (18.60%) Banking
11 8 (18.60%) Retail
11 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
12 7 (16.28%) HTML5
12 7 (16.28%) CSS3
12 7 (16.28%) Big Data

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Triplestore
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) Big Data
4 3 (6.98%) MarkLogic
4 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Datomic
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.33%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.95%) Hudson
3 6 (13.95%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.63%) PHPUnit
5 4 (9.30%) VisualAge
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 3 (6.98%) JUnit
6 3 (6.98%) Mockito
7 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Publishing
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 8 (18.60%) Retail Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Software Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Data Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Semantic Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Spring
2 15 (34.88%) Web Services
2 15 (34.88%) XML
3 12 (27.91%) HTML
3 12 (27.91%) RESTful
4 11 (25.58%) JSON
5 9 (20.93%) Lucene
5 9 (20.93%) REST
6 8 (18.60%) CSS
7 7 (16.28%) HTML5
7 7 (16.28%) Servlets
7 7 (16.28%) CSS3
7 7 (16.28%) Apache Jena
8 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
8 6 (13.95%) jQuery
9 5 (11.63%) LAMP
10 4 (9.30%) XML-RPC
10 4 (9.30%) SOAP
10 4 (9.30%) Dojo
10 4 (9.30%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Semantic Web
2 13 (30.23%) Linked Data
3 6 (13.95%) Reference Data
4 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.33%) Biology
7 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.33%) Life Science
7 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) TDD
2 12 (27.91%) BDD
3 9 (20.93%) OO
4 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
5 6 (13.95%) Information Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) Information Management
5 6 (13.95%) Data Management
5 6 (13.95%) UML
5 6 (13.95%) MOF
5 6 (13.95%) EAI
6 5 (11.63%) Pair Programming
6 5 (11.63%) Refactoring
6 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) BPMN
7 4 (9.30%) Master Data Management
7 4 (9.30%) People Management
7 4 (9.30%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) SPARQL
4 12 (27.91%) PHP
5 6 (13.95%) Scala
6 5 (11.63%) SQL
6 5 (11.63%) Python
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 4 (9.30%) Clojure
8 3 (6.98%) Groovy
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
9 2 (4.65%) C#
9 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) COREP
1 6 (13.95%) FINREP
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) IBM
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) Teradata
2 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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