The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 394 400 372
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing RDF 15 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.099% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.13% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 8
Average daily rate
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£510 £410 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.45% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £320 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £679 £435 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RDF
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in London

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RDF Daily Rate Trend in London

RDF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDF across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in London

RDF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
City of London +12 6 £663 - 2
RDF
England

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (68.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SPARQL
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Triplestore
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) Ontologies
6 7 (28.00%) REST
7 6 (24.00%) Refactoring
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) Semantic Web
7 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) XSLT
8 5 (20.00%) XQuery
8 5 (20.00%) Scala
8 5 (20.00%) Maven
8 5 (20.00%) Linked Data
8 5 (20.00%) Apache Jena
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (16.00%) CSS3
9 4 (16.00%) Publishing
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.00%) Oracle 10gAS
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Triplestore
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (12.00%) Spotfire
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) Text Mining
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Hudson
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (16.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Scientist
4 3 (12.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) XSLT
6 5 (20.00%) Apache Jena
7 4 (16.00%) CSS3
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) JavaBeans
7 4 (16.00%) Middleware
7 4 (16.00%) ActiveX
7 4 (16.00%) JSP
8 3 (12.00%) SOAP
8 3 (12.00%) WSDL
9 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Ontologies
2 6 (24.00%) Semantic Web
3 5 (20.00%) Linked Data
4 4 (16.00%) Statistics
5 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Kindle
6 2 (8.00%) Data Conversion
6 2 (8.00%) Life Science
6 2 (8.00%) W3C
7 1 (4.00%) Informatics
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SPARQL
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (20.00%) XQuery
6 5 (20.00%) Scala
7 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.00%) C
7 4 (16.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) VB
7 4 (16.00%) VBA
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 2 (8.00%) Clojure
8 2 (8.00%) Groovy
8 2 (8.00%) Perl
8 2 (8.00%) Python
9 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SNOMED CT
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
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