The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 562 541 566
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Contract jobs citing RDF 31 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.053% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.073% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 16
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£419 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £323 -
% change year-on-year
+55.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 2014.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RDF
Top 14 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 25 July 2014. 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
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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 -23 31 £419 +1.51% 4
London -2 15 £400 -5.32% 2
South East - 10 £501 - 1
East of England - 6 £301 - 1
City of London +17 4 £381 -11.59% 1
Kidlington - - - -
South West - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 39 (72.22%) SPARQL
2 34 (62.96%) Semantic Web
3 23 (42.59%) Ontologies
4 20 (37.04%) XML
5 19 (35.19%) Triplestore
6 18 (33.33%) W3C
7 17 (31.48%) HTML
8 16 (29.63%) Linked Data
9 15 (27.78%) CSS
10 14 (25.93%) Java
10 14 (25.93%) Life Science
10 14 (25.93%) Publishing
10 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
11 12 (22.22%) .NET
11 12 (22.22%) XQuery
12 11 (20.37%) XSD
12 11 (20.37%) XSLT
13 10 (18.52%) JUnit
14 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.67%) PowerDesigner
14 9 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
14 9 (16.67%) Validation
15 8 (14.81%) Data Conversion
15 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
16 7 (12.96%) Data Integration
16 7 (12.96%) Degree
16 7 (12.96%) REST
17 6 (11.11%) HTML5
17 6 (11.11%) CMS

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Triplestore
2 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Text Mining
4 2 (3.70%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.70%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JUnit
2 9 (16.67%) PowerDesigner
3 6 (11.11%) Maven
3 6 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (25.93%) Publishing
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) French Language
2 1 (1.85%) German Language
2 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Architect
2 17 (31.48%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Ontologist
4 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Data Modeller
5 4 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) XML
2 17 (31.48%) HTML
3 15 (27.78%) CSS
4 12 (22.22%) .NET
5 11 (20.37%) XSD
5 11 (20.37%) XSLT
6 7 (12.96%) REST
7 6 (11.11%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) HTML5
8 5 (9.26%) JSON
8 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.26%) Apache Jena
8 5 (9.26%) J2SE
9 3 (5.56%) DOM
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) Ember.js
9 3 (5.56%) CSS3
10 2 (3.70%) JAX-RS
10 2 (3.70%) RESTful
10 2 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (62.96%) Semantic Web
2 23 (42.59%) Ontologies
3 18 (33.33%) W3C
4 16 (29.63%) Linked Data
5 14 (25.93%) Life Science
6 8 (14.81%) Data Conversion
7 7 (12.96%) Data Integration
8 5 (9.26%) Open Source
9 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
9 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.85%) Kindle
10 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.85%) Informatics
10 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Validation
2 9 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (9.26%) BPMN
3 5 (9.26%) UML
3 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
3 5 (9.26%) Analytics
4 4 (7.41%) Data Analytics
4 4 (7.41%) MVC
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (3.70%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) OO
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) SPARQL
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) XQuery
4 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) R
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.85%) Reuters
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