The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
UK
Rank 582 604 583
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Contract jobs citing RDF 13 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.028% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.034% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 18
Median daily rate £325 £440 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £371 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £585 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RDF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RDF
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 8 £325 -26.13% 12
Oxford - 6 £319 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £319 - 1
South East - 6 £319 - 1
Scotland - 5 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
London -4 1 £600 +36.36% 9
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RDF.

1 53 (76.81%) SPARQL
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (53.62%) XML
4 33 (47.83%) Web Services
5 31 (44.93%) HTTP
6 29 (42.03%) REST
7 28 (40.58%) SQL
8 25 (36.23%) Java
9 24 (34.78%) NoSQL
10 23 (33.33%) RESTful
11 22 (31.88%) Scrum
12 21 (30.43%) HTML
13 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
13 20 (28.99%) Ontologies
14 19 (27.54%) JSON
15 18 (26.09%) C
15 18 (26.09%) Linked Data
16 16 (23.19%) CSS
17 15 (21.74%) MySQL
17 15 (21.74%) Triplestore
18 14 (20.29%) Linux
18 14 (20.29%) XPath
18 14 (20.29%) TDD
19 13 (18.84%) Data Modelling
20 12 (17.39%) JUnit
20 12 (17.39%) Publishing
20 12 (17.39%) BDD
21 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
21 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
21 11 (15.94%) W3C

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) CMS
1 6 (8.70%) Drupal
1 6 (8.70%) SilverStripe
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.90%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.45%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.45%) Perch
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) NoSQL
2 15 (21.74%) MySQL
2 15 (21.74%) Triplestore
3 7 (10.14%) MarkLogic
3 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.25%) Big Data
6 4 (5.80%) GIS
6 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.35%) CouchDB
7 3 (4.35%) HBase
8 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.45%) OLAP
9 1 (1.45%) OLTP
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) JUnit
2 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.49%) Maven
4 6 (8.70%) GoCD
4 6 (8.70%) Mockito
4 6 (8.70%) Wercker
5 5 (7.25%) Mercurial
5 5 (7.25%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.45%) Ant
7 1 (1.45%) ERwin
7 1 (1.45%) MagicDraw
General
1 12 (17.39%) Publishing
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Military
4 1 (1.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Data Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.25%) AWS Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Scientist
7 3 (4.35%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Semantic Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) XML
2 33 (47.83%) Web Services
3 29 (42.03%) REST
4 23 (33.33%) RESTful
5 21 (30.43%) HTML
6 19 (27.54%) JSON
7 16 (23.19%) CSS
8 9 (13.04%) JSON-LD
9 8 (11.59%) XSLT
10 7 (10.14%) .NET
10 7 (10.14%) jQuery
11 6 (8.70%) JAX-RS
11 6 (8.70%) Servlets
11 6 (8.70%) XML Schema
12 5 (7.25%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.25%) Laravel
12 5 (7.25%) Spring
12 5 (7.25%) Symfony
12 5 (7.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Ontologies
2 18 (26.09%) Linked Data
3 11 (15.94%) W3C
4 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 9 (13.04%) Semantic Web
4 9 (13.04%) Visualisation
5 6 (8.70%) Digital Media
6 4 (5.80%) Neural Network
6 4 (5.80%) Remote Sensing
6 4 (5.80%) Statistics
6 4 (5.80%) Taxonomies
7 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.35%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Scrum
3 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.29%) TDD
5 13 (18.84%) Data Modelling
6 12 (17.39%) BDD
7 10 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (13.04%) Coaching
8 9 (13.04%) Release Management
8 9 (13.04%) Secure Coding
9 8 (11.59%) High Availability
10 7 (10.14%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (10.14%) MVC
10 7 (10.14%) Web Development
11 6 (8.70%) Analytics
11 6 (8.70%) API Development
11 6 (8.70%) API Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Machine Learning
11 6 (8.70%) Microservices
12 5 (7.25%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) SPARQL
2 28 (40.58%) SQL
3 25 (36.23%) Java
4 18 (26.09%) C
5 14 (20.29%) XPath
6 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.49%) C++
7 10 (14.49%) Python
8 8 (11.59%) Perl
8 8 (11.59%) PHP
8 8 (11.59%) XQuery
9 6 (8.70%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.35%) ANSI C
10 3 (4.35%) Scala
11 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) Dublin Core
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.90%) WCAG
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Ansible
1 4 (5.80%) Consul
1 4 (5.80%) Kibana
1 4 (5.80%) Packer
1 4 (5.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) Facebook
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) i2
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago