The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £656 £625 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RDF
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1241 483 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.09% 77.65% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 321 210
Median daily rate £320 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 32 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% -53.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £12.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -