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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 597 519 560
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +41
Contract jobs citing RDF 15 68 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.13% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.18% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 51 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £338 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
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
42724 38810 38732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.15% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 24127 22614
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1169 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 2014.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RDF
Top 13 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 31 October 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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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 -82 14 £425 +6.25% 11
London -39 8 £400 - 8
City of London +16 4 £663 +65.62% 3
South East -21 2 £550 - 1
Manchester -9 1 £280 -20.00% 1
North West -11 1 £280 -20.00% 1
Glasgow - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 31 (68.89%) SPARQL
2 23 (51.11%) Ontologies
3 22 (48.89%) Semantic Web
4 18 (40.00%) Triplestore
5 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (33.33%) Linked Data
7 14 (31.11%) Life Science
7 14 (31.11%) Java
7 14 (31.11%) XML
8 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
9 12 (26.67%) HTML
10 11 (24.44%) W3C
10 11 (24.44%) REST
11 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.00%) CSS
13 8 (17.78%) Web Services
14 7 (15.56%) Publishing
14 7 (15.56%) Maven
14 7 (15.56%) JIRA
14 7 (15.56%) SQL
14 7 (15.56%) Apache Jena
15 6 (13.33%) HTML5
15 6 (13.33%) SOAP
15 6 (13.33%) XQuery
15 6 (13.33%) Degree
15 6 (13.33%) Validation
16 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
16 5 (11.11%) Text Mining
16 5 (11.11%) SNOMED CT
16 5 (11.11%) Spotfire

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.22%) Node.js
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Triplestore
2 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 5 (11.11%) Text Mining
3 5 (11.11%) Spotfire
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Maven
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) JUnit
3 4 (8.89%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (15.56%) Publishing
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Ontologist
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Data Scientist
5 4 (8.89%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Information Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) XML
2 12 (26.67%) HTML
3 11 (24.44%) REST
4 9 (20.00%) CSS
5 8 (17.78%) Web Services
6 7 (15.56%) Apache Jena
7 6 (13.33%) HTML5
7 6 (13.33%) SOAP
8 5 (11.11%) XSD
8 5 (11.11%) .NET
8 5 (11.11%) J2SE
8 5 (11.11%) WSDL
8 5 (11.11%) XSLT
9 4 (8.89%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) JSON
9 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) CSS3
10 3 (6.67%) Ember.js
10 3 (6.67%) Ajax
10 3 (6.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Ontologies
2 22 (48.89%) Semantic Web
3 15 (33.33%) Linked Data
4 14 (31.11%) Life Science
5 11 (24.44%) W3C
6 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.44%) Data Conversion
8 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
8 2 (4.44%) Informatics
8 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (2.22%) Kindle
9 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Validation
3 5 (11.11%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.11%) Analytics
3 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (8.89%) UML
5 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
6 2 (4.44%) SOA
6 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) Information Management
6 2 (4.44%) BPMN
6 2 (4.44%) ERD
6 2 (4.44%) ArchiMate
6 2 (4.44%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (2.22%) BDD
7 1 (2.22%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SPARQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) XQuery
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) Scala
8 2 (4.44%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) R
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.22%) Reuters
3 1 (2.22%) Symantec
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau
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