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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - 131
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £656 £625 £488
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3201 2861 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.74% 77.66% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 1652 1221
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 137 117
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RDF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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