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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 592 621 574
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -47
Contract jobs citing RDF 37 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.047% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.059% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 22
Median daily rate £394 £488 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £350 £501
% change year-on-year
-6.07% -30.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RDF
UK

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
41109 42571 40219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27368 28203 25368
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1139 1122
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +26 29 £425 -19.04% 4
South West +8 4 £349 -43.06%
East of England +23 2 - -
South East +9 2 £300 -
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 33 (75.00%) SPARQL
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) SQL
4 17 (38.64%) Web Services
5 15 (34.09%) XML
6 14 (31.82%) HTTP
6 14 (31.82%) Scrum
6 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 14 (31.82%) REST
7 13 (29.55%) NoSQL
8 12 (27.27%) Big Data
8 12 (27.27%) RESTful
8 12 (27.27%) Release Management
9 11 (25.00%) Reference Data
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
9 11 (25.00%) C
9 11 (25.00%) Hadoop
9 11 (25.00%) BDD
9 11 (25.00%) Apache Spark
10 10 (22.73%) HBase
10 10 (22.73%) C++
10 10 (22.73%) Python
10 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
11 9 (20.45%) Ontologies
11 9 (20.45%) JSON
11 9 (20.45%) Linux
11 9 (20.45%) Apache Hive
11 9 (20.45%) Scala
12 8 (18.18%) Machine Learning

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 11 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.64%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Drupal
3 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.55%) SilverStripe
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.27%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.27%) Perch
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) AMQP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) MQTT
2 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) NoSQL
2 12 (27.27%) Big Data
3 11 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 10 (22.73%) HBase
5 9 (20.45%) Apache Hive
6 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 7 (15.91%) MySQL
8 6 (13.64%) Triplestore
9 4 (9.09%) GIS
9 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
10 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
11 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.27%) Mahout
11 1 (2.27%) MarkLogic
11 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
11 1 (2.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Ant
2 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) JUnit
3 5 (11.36%) Maven
4 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
4 4 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Banking
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Military
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Scala Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.82%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) XML Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 15 (34.09%) XML
3 14 (31.82%) REST
4 12 (27.27%) RESTful
5 9 (20.45%) JSON
6 6 (13.64%) JSON-LD
7 5 (11.36%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (9.09%) CSS
8 4 (9.09%) Django
8 4 (9.09%) GWT
8 4 (9.09%) JavaFX
8 4 (9.09%) JMS
8 4 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (9.09%) TensorFlow
8 4 (9.09%) Vaadin
9 3 (6.82%) Sass
9 3 (6.82%) Spring
9 3 (6.82%) XHTML
10 2 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 9 (20.45%) Ontologies
3 8 (18.18%) W3C
4 6 (13.64%) Semantic Web
5 4 (9.09%) Neural Network
5 4 (9.09%) Remote Sensing
5 4 (9.09%) Statistics
5 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.82%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (6.82%) Digital Media
6 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.82%) Taxonomies
7 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
8 1 (2.27%) Linked Data
8 1 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (2.27%) Smart Energy
8 1 (2.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Scrum
2 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 12 (27.27%) Release Management
4 11 (25.00%) BDD
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Functional Programming
6 8 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 7 (15.91%) Coaching
7 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (13.64%) Analytics
8 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) High Availability
9 4 (9.09%) Deep Learning
9 4 (9.09%) Image Processing
9 4 (9.09%) Information Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (9.09%) Spatial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) SPARQL
2 23 (52.27%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) C
4 10 (22.73%) C++
4 10 (22.73%) Python
5 9 (20.45%) Scala
6 5 (11.36%) Objective-C
6 5 (11.36%) XPath
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.82%) XQuery
8 2 (4.55%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.27%) R
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Google
3 4 (9.09%) Facebook
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) i2
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Zend
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