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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 388 378 350
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Contract jobs citing RDF 12 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 17
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £363 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £475 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
- +17.42%
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
16967 17800 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.58% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 12426 11170
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 240 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
City of London +19 5 £375 -18.91%
RDF
England

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 21 (70.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) SPARQL
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) CSS
3 14 (46.67%) Triplestore
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) TDD
6 11 (36.67%) RESTful
7 10 (33.33%) HTML5
7 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 10 (33.33%) REST
7 10 (33.33%) CSS3
7 10 (33.33%) Spring
7 10 (33.33%) jQuery
7 10 (33.33%) Web Services
8 9 (30.00%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) Apache Solr
9 8 (26.67%) Refactoring
9 8 (26.67%) MVC
10 7 (23.33%) Scrum
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (23.33%) JSON
10 7 (23.33%) Hudson
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (20.00%) LESS
11 6 (20.00%) Linked Data
11 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (20.00%) Jenkins

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 9 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Triplestore
2 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (6.67%) OrientDB
6 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Hudson
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Ant
5 2 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior C Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
2 11 (36.67%) RESTful
3 10 (33.33%) jQuery
3 10 (33.33%) Spring
3 10 (33.33%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) HTML5
3 10 (33.33%) REST
3 10 (33.33%) CSS3
4 9 (30.00%) XML
5 7 (23.33%) JSON
6 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) LESS
6 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) Apache Jena
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
8 4 (13.33%) JSP
8 4 (13.33%) ActiveX
8 4 (13.33%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Linked Data
2 5 (16.67%) Semantic Web
3 4 (13.33%) Statistics
3 4 (13.33%) Ontologies
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Kindle
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Refactoring
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) SOA
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) BDD
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Use Case
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) SPARQL
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 6 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 5 (16.67%) Scala
6 5 (16.67%) C
7 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (13.33%) C++
7 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 4 (13.33%) VB
7 4 (13.33%) VBA
7 4 (13.33%) Python
8 3 (10.00%) XQuery
8 3 (10.00%) Ruby
9 2 (6.67%) Groovy
9 2 (6.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) EPiServer