The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 607 591 543
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -48
Contract jobs citing RDF 17 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.048% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 38
Average daily rate £440 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £543 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RDF
Daily Rate Trend

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

RDF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RDF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDF within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RDF
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 17 £440 +3.52% 5
London +5 16 £440 +1.44% 5
City of London +39 1 £420 -
Berkshire +6 1 - -
Bracknell 0 1 - -
South East -5 1 - - 1

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RDF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDF.

1 18 (54.55%) Java
1 18 (54.55%) XML
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (54.55%) JSON
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
5 12 (36.36%) Semantic Web
6 11 (33.33%) Linked Data
6 11 (33.33%) ETL
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) Talend
7 10 (30.30%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (27.27%) Apache Solr
8 9 (27.27%) Dublin Core
8 9 (27.27%) Big Data
8 9 (27.27%) PHP
8 9 (27.27%) Web Services
8 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) Lucene
9 8 (24.24%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.21%) REST
10 7 (21.21%) BDD
10 7 (21.21%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) CSS
11 6 (18.18%) Python
11 6 (18.18%) jQuery
11 6 (18.18%) RESTful

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RDF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) Apache Solr
2 8 (24.24%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) Jetty
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 9 (27.27%) Big Data
3 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) Triplestore
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.03%) Datomic
5 1 (3.03%) HBase
5 1 (3.03%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) Hudson
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.06%) FishEye
5 2 (6.06%) Grunt
5 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) Mocha
5 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) VisualAge
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Publishing
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) NoSQL Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Scala Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Information Architect
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) JSON
1 18 (54.55%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) Lucene
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 7 (21.21%) REST
5 6 (18.18%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) RESTful
6 3 (9.09%) Akka
6 3 (9.09%) CSS3
6 3 (9.09%) HTML5
6 3 (9.09%) LAMP
6 3 (9.09%) spray
6 3 (9.09%) Spring
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Jena
7 2 (6.06%) EJB
7 2 (6.06%) JAX-RS
7 2 (6.06%) Sass
7 2 (6.06%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Semantic Web
2 11 (33.33%) Linked Data
3 3 (9.09%) Ontologies
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.03%) Biology
5 1 (3.03%) Life Science
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
3 11 (33.33%) ETL
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) BDD
5 7 (21.21%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.12%) SOA
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) High Availability
7 3 (9.09%) MapReduce
7 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) OOD
8 2 (6.06%) Process Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) PHP
5 6 (18.18%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) SPARQL
6 5 (15.15%) Scala
7 3 (9.09%) Clojure
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) C
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) Groovy
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) XPath
9 1 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) Dublin Core
2 1 (3.03%) COREP
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) FINREP
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Talend
2 2 (6.06%) Sonatype
3 1 (3.03%) OpenLink
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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