The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 14
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RDF
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDF across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDF across the Leeds region.

RDF Daily Rate Trend in Leeds