The first table below looks at the demand for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 80 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing RDF 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £283 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+55.19% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 674 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.19% 69.13% 65.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 331 432
Average daily rate £360 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 48
Average hourly rate £16.63 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.90% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.90 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.31 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
RDF
North West

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDF across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDF across the Manchester region.

RDF Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Mocha
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) QUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Modernizr
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (33.33%) OOCSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Mocha
1 2 (66.67%) QUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Calabash
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Firebug
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Modernizr
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (33.33%) OOCSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
1 1 (33.33%) Linked Data
1 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SPARQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft