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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 405 381 399
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing RDF 14 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.15% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.19% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 12
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £341 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.52% -16.87%
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
18765 19408 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.17% 76.61% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13081 13605 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 235 359
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 - - 1
RDF
England

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (84.00%) SPARQL
2 14 (56.00%) Semantic Web
3 12 (48.00%) XML
4 11 (44.00%) Ontologies
5 10 (40.00%) Publishing
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) XQuery
7 8 (32.00%) W3C
7 8 (32.00%) Validation
7 8 (32.00%) JUnit
7 8 (32.00%) XSD
7 8 (32.00%) XSLT
7 8 (32.00%) CSS
7 8 (32.00%) Triplestore
8 7 (28.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (28.00%) REST
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
10 5 (20.00%) WSDL
10 5 (20.00%) Spotfire
10 5 (20.00%) Data Conversion
10 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (20.00%) Text Mining
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) JIRA
11 4 (16.00%) Analytics

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Triplestore
2 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (20.00%) Text Mining
2 5 (20.00%) Spotfire
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) MarkLogic
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 7 (28.00%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (40.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Data Scientist
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Semantic Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) XSD
3 8 (32.00%) XSLT
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) WSDL
7 3 (12.00%) J2SE
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) Apache Jena
8 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
8 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) .NET
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.00%) EJB
9 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
9 1 (4.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Semantic Web
2 11 (44.00%) Ontologies
3 8 (32.00%) W3C
4 5 (20.00%) Data Conversion
4 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (16.00%) Linked Data
5 4 (16.00%) Life Science
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Taxonomies
7 2 (8.00%) Informatics
8 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (4.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Validation
2 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SPARQL
2 9 (36.00%) XQuery
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.00%) Reuters
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) IBM