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 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 391 399 386
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing RDF 17 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.075% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.094% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 19
Average daily rate £440 £434 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £450
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
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +32 1 £420 -
RDF
England

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (72.00%) XML
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (72.00%) JSON
2 14 (56.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) ETL
5 10 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (40.00%) Big Data
5 10 (40.00%) Talend
6 9 (36.00%) Semantic Web
6 9 (36.00%) Dublin Core
6 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (32.00%) Lucene
7 8 (32.00%) Apache Solr
8 7 (28.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (24.00%) RESTful
9 6 (24.00%) SPARQL
9 6 (24.00%) OO
10 5 (20.00%) HTML
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) Publishing
10 5 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.00%) Scala
10 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (32.00%) Apache Solr
1 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) Jetty
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (40.00%) Big Data
3 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) Triplestore
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (8.00%) HBase
5 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
6 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
6 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Hudson
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.00%) FishEye
4 2 (8.00%) Grunt
4 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Mocha
4 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.00%) VisualAge
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Publishing
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) NoSQL Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) JSON
1 18 (72.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) Lucene
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) REST
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) Akka
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) spray
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 2 (8.00%) Apache Jena
7 2 (8.00%) Dojo
7 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
7 2 (8.00%) JSP
7 2 (8.00%) MooTools
7 2 (8.00%) Sass
7 2 (8.00%) Servlets
7 2 (8.00%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Semantic Web
2 5 (20.00%) Linked Data
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Ontologies
3 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) ETL
3 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (24.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
7 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) EAI
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Programming
8 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.00%) Microservices
8 2 (8.00%) Office Automation
8 2 (8.00%) People Management
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) SPARQL
5 5 (20.00%) Scala
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) Python
7 2 (8.00%) Clojure
7 2 (8.00%) Groovy
7 2 (8.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) XPath
8 1 (4.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) Dublin Core
2 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Talend
2 2 (8.00%) Sonatype
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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