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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 401 406 389
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing RDF 12 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.058% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.074% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 36
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£525 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £501 £333
% change year-on-year
-35.06% +50.52%
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +11 4 £525 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £450 -
RDF
England

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (92.31%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Spring
3 15 (57.69%) Web Services
4 14 (53.85%) Triplestore
5 12 (46.15%) Semantic Web
5 12 (46.15%) RESTful
6 11 (42.31%) SPARQL
6 11 (42.31%) JSON
6 11 (42.31%) XML
7 10 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (34.62%) Lucene
8 9 (34.62%) REST
8 9 (34.62%) OO
8 9 (34.62%) TDD
9 8 (30.77%) Publishing
9 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
10 7 (26.92%) Big Data
10 7 (26.92%) Servlets
11 6 (23.08%) HTML
11 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
11 6 (23.08%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) Linked Data
11 6 (23.08%) Hudson
11 6 (23.08%) Scala
11 6 (23.08%) Maven
11 6 (23.08%) Apache Jena
12 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
12 5 (19.23%) jQuery
12 5 (19.23%) Jenkins

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Triplestore
2 7 (26.92%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) MarkLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Mahout
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Hudson
2 6 (23.08%) Maven
3 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) VisualAge
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 3 (11.54%) JUnit
5 3 (11.54%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (30.77%) Publishing
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Semantic Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Spring
2 15 (57.69%) Web Services
3 12 (46.15%) RESTful
4 11 (42.31%) JSON
4 11 (42.31%) XML
5 9 (34.62%) Lucene
5 9 (34.62%) REST
6 7 (26.92%) Servlets
7 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) Apache Jena
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 4 (15.38%) MooTools
9 4 (15.38%) XHR
9 4 (15.38%) Dojo
9 4 (15.38%) SOAP
9 4 (15.38%) SAX
9 4 (15.38%) XML-RPC
9 4 (15.38%) J2EE
9 4 (15.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Semantic Web
2 6 (23.08%) Linked Data
3 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) OO
1 9 (34.62%) TDD
2 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
2 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
2 5 (19.23%) BDD
3 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) BPMN
3 4 (15.38%) Use Case
3 4 (15.38%) UML
3 4 (15.38%) OOP
3 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Management
3 4 (15.38%) BPEL
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) AOP
3 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) SPARQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) Scala
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby
7 3 (11.54%) Groovy
7 3 (11.54%) Python
7 3 (11.54%) Perl
7 3 (11.54%) Clojure
8 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft