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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 596 543 584
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +41
Contract jobs citing RDF 16 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.081% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 13
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£419 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.76% +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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RDF
Top 12 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 19 September 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 -35 16 £419 +11.66% 5
London -14 10 £400 +6.66% 3
South East - 4 £525 -
City of London +25 1 - - 2
East of England -23 1 £400 -5.88%
Glasgow - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (76.32%) SPARQL
2 23 (60.53%) Semantic Web
3 20 (52.63%) Ontologies
4 15 (39.47%) XML
4 15 (39.47%) Triplestore
5 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (34.21%) Life Science
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 12 (31.58%) W3C
7 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
7 12 (31.58%) Linked Data
8 10 (26.32%) REST
8 10 (26.32%) Java
8 10 (26.32%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) Publishing
10 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.05%) XQuery
11 7 (18.42%) JUnit
11 7 (18.42%) XSD
11 7 (18.42%) XSLT
11 7 (18.42%) Validation
11 7 (18.42%) JIRA
12 6 (15.79%) Maven
12 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (15.79%) HTML5
12 6 (15.79%) SOAP
12 6 (15.79%) SQL
12 6 (15.79%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (15.79%) Analytics
13 5 (13.16%) Apache Jena

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.63%) Node.js
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Triplestore
2 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Data Mining
3 5 (13.16%) Text Mining
3 5 (13.16%) Spotfire
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) MarkLogic
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) JUnit
1 7 (18.42%) JIRA
2 6 (15.79%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (23.68%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Ontologist
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Data Scientist
6 4 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) UI Developer
7 3 (7.89%) UI Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Information Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) XML
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 10 (26.32%) REST
3 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) XSD
4 7 (18.42%) XSLT
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
6 5 (13.16%) Apache Jena
6 5 (13.16%) WSDL
6 5 (13.16%) .NET
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) J2SE
7 4 (10.53%) JSON
7 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) Ember.js
8 3 (7.89%) DOM
8 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Semantic Web
2 20 (52.63%) Ontologies
3 13 (34.21%) Life Science
4 12 (31.58%) W3C
4 12 (31.58%) Linked Data
5 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.16%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) Data Conversion
7 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
8 2 (5.26%) Informatics
8 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (2.63%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Validation
3 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (15.79%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) UML
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) BPMN
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) SPARQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) XQuery
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) R
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.63%) Reuters
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Tableau
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Posted: 9 days ago