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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 557 543 509
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -34
Contract jobs citing RDF 23 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.064% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.085% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £353 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £501 £326
% change year-on-year
+19.88% +53.40%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 17 £375 -16.66% 11
South East -19 3 £388 -22.57%
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
RDF
UK

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (57.14%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) SPARQL
3 21 (42.86%) XML
4 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (36.73%) TDD
6 17 (34.69%) CSS
6 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (34.69%) HTML
6 17 (34.69%) RESTful
7 16 (32.65%) Triplestore
7 16 (32.65%) Web Services
8 15 (30.61%) Spring
9 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
10 13 (26.53%) REST
11 12 (24.49%) Refactoring
12 11 (22.45%) JSON
12 11 (22.45%) jQuery
12 11 (22.45%) Hudson
12 11 (22.45%) Semantic Web
13 10 (20.41%) CSS3
13 10 (20.41%) HTML5
13 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
13 10 (20.41%) PHP
13 10 (20.41%) SQL
14 9 (18.37%) C#
14 9 (18.37%) .NET
14 9 (18.37%) MVC
14 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (18.37%) Linked Data

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (18.37%) Apache Solr
2 7 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) Triplestore
2 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) Big Data
6 2 (4.08%) OrientDB
6 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) RavenDB
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.04%) MySQL
7 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Hudson
2 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) Subversion
3 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 2 (4.08%) Ant
6 2 (4.08%) JMeter
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.20%) Publishing
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Ontologist
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) XML
2 17 (34.69%) HTML
2 17 (34.69%) CSS
2 17 (34.69%) RESTful
3 16 (32.65%) Web Services
4 15 (30.61%) Spring
5 13 (26.53%) REST
6 11 (22.45%) JSON
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
7 10 (20.41%) CSS3
7 10 (20.41%) HTML5
8 9 (18.37%) .NET
9 6 (12.24%) LESS
9 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.20%) Apache Jena
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.16%) JSP
11 4 (8.16%) ActiveX
11 4 (8.16%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Semantic Web
2 9 (18.37%) Linked Data
3 6 (12.24%) Ontologies
4 4 (8.16%) Statistics
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) Reference Data
5 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.08%) W3C
6 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.08%) Life Science
7 1 (2.04%) Kindle
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.04%) NHS
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 12 (24.49%) Refactoring
4 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
5 9 (18.37%) MVC
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.33%) OO
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) Migration
10 4 (8.16%) Content Management
11 3 (6.12%) Information Management
11 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.12%) MOF
11 3 (6.12%) SOA
11 3 (6.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) SPARQL
3 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.41%) PHP
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) C#
6 8 (16.33%) Scala
7 6 (12.24%) TypeScript
7 6 (12.24%) Perl
7 6 (12.24%) Python
7 6 (12.24%) Ruby
8 5 (10.20%) C
9 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
9 4 (8.16%) VB
9 4 (8.16%) VBA
9 4 (8.16%) C++
9 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 4 (8.16%) Groovy
9 4 (8.16%) Clojure
10 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) COREP
1 3 (6.12%) FINREP
2 2 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Teradata
4 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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