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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 409 400 394
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing RDF 15 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.052% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.066% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 17
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£513 £406 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £371 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £450 £323
% change year-on-year
+38.81% +39.61%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 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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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 -8 3 £540 +41.63%
RDF
England

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Spring
2 17 (62.96%) Triplestore
3 14 (51.85%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (51.85%) SPARQL
3 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 13 (48.15%) RESTful
5 12 (44.44%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
6 10 (37.04%) REST
7 9 (33.33%) Hudson
7 9 (33.33%) Semantic Web
7 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Publishing
7 9 (33.33%) JSON
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (33.33%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) Lucene
9 7 (25.93%) Apache Solr
9 7 (25.93%) PHP
9 7 (25.93%) OO
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
9 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
9 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
10 6 (22.22%) MVC
10 6 (22.22%) Scrum

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (51.85%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (25.93%) Apache Solr
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) Triplestore
2 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Big Data
5 3 (11.11%) MarkLogic
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.70%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Hudson
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) Maven
5 3 (11.11%) JUnit
5 3 (11.11%) Mockito
6 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 9 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior C Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Spring
2 14 (51.85%) Web Services
3 13 (48.15%) RESTful
4 10 (37.04%) REST
5 9 (33.33%) JSON
5 9 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) Lucene
7 7 (25.93%) HTML
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) jQuery
8 6 (22.22%) CSS3
8 6 (22.22%) LESS
8 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 6 (22.22%) Apache Jena
8 6 (22.22%) HTML5
9 5 (18.52%) JAX-RS
9 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 4 (14.81%) Linked Data
3 3 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
3 7 (25.93%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Management
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) SPARQL
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) PHP
5 6 (22.22%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) TypeScript
6 5 (18.52%) Scala
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 5 (18.52%) Python
7 4 (14.81%) Ruby
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Groovy
8 3 (11.11%) Clojure
9 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) EPiServer