The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £488 £323
% change year-on-year
+23.01% +51.24%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2310 1945 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.16% 73.73% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1066 916
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 29 22
Average hourly rate £30.25 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RDF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland