The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £323 -
% change year-on-year
+55.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 687 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.31% 75.74% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 379 480
Average daily rate £348 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
RDF
West Yorkshire

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

RDF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle