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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 555 525 540
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing RDF 24 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.056% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.075% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 15
Average daily rate
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£419 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £352 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.52% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RDF
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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
37309 35800 38541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.52% 73.75% 71.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23546 22412 22771
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 970 1387
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 +3 14 £400 -3.32% 3
South East - 7 £501 -
East of England -16 3 £400 -5.88% 1
South West - - - -
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (82.00%) SPARQL
2 30 (60.00%) Semantic Web
3 26 (52.00%) Ontologies
4 20 (40.00%) Triplestore
5 18 (36.00%) XML
6 17 (34.00%) W3C
6 17 (34.00%) Linked Data
7 16 (32.00%) HTML
7 16 (32.00%) Life Science
8 14 (28.00%) NoSQL
9 13 (26.00%) Java
9 13 (26.00%) CSS
10 12 (24.00%) Publishing
11 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (22.00%) XQuery
12 10 (20.00%) JUnit
12 10 (20.00%) XSD
12 10 (20.00%) XSLT
12 10 (20.00%) Validation
12 10 (20.00%) REST
13 9 (18.00%) Knowledge Management
13 9 (18.00%) PowerDesigner
14 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
14 8 (16.00%) Degree
14 8 (16.00%) Analytics
15 7 (14.00%) JIRA
15 7 (14.00%) Data Conversion
15 7 (14.00%) Data Integration
15 7 (14.00%) .NET
15 7 (14.00%) Web Services

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) Triplestore
2 14 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (10.00%) Text Mining
3 5 (10.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) JUnit
2 9 (18.00%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (14.00%) JIRA
4 6 (12.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (24.00%) Publishing
2 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Ontologist
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Data Scientist
6 4 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Data Modeller
7 3 (6.00%) Web Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) XML
2 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) CSS
4 10 (20.00%) XSD
4 10 (20.00%) XSLT
4 10 (20.00%) REST
5 7 (14.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) .NET
6 6 (12.00%) SOAP
6 6 (12.00%) HTML5
7 5 (10.00%) Apache Jena
7 5 (10.00%) J2SE
7 5 (10.00%) WSDL
8 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.00%) JSON
9 3 (6.00%) CSS3
9 3 (6.00%) Ember.js
9 3 (6.00%) DOM
10 2 (4.00%) JAX-RS
11 1 (2.00%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 30 (60.00%) Semantic Web
2 26 (52.00%) Ontologies
3 17 (34.00%) W3C
3 17 (34.00%) Linked Data
4 16 (32.00%) Life Science
5 7 (14.00%) Data Conversion
5 7 (14.00%) Data Integration
6 5 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (4.00%) Informatics
7 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
8 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Validation
3 9 (18.00%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (16.00%) Analytics
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.00%) BPMN
5 5 (10.00%) UML
6 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.00%) MVC
6 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
8 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 2 (4.00%) OO
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) SPARQL
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 11 (22.00%) XQuery
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.00%) R
7 3 (6.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.00%) Reuters