The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - 129 127
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.033% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.045% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £283 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.40%
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 - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2779 2211 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.54% 73.21% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1173 909
Average daily rate £388 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 96 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RDF Daily Rate Trend in the North West