The first table below looks at the demand for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 18 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 North East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 59 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing RDF 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 3.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 4.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 213 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.31% 70.30% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 81 141
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RDF
England

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

RDF Daily Rate Trend in the North East

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) PMP
6 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (15.38%) Data Security
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (7.69%) Network Security
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
8 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
8 1 (7.69%) Retail

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Tridion
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) Six Sigma
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security
7 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PMP
1 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos