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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 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 Tyne and Wear - - -
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 £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 294 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 70.41% 78.40% 64.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 193 44
Average daily rate £375 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 10
Average hourly rate £17.66 £25.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.36% +32.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%