The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RDF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £488 £323
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +51.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1901 1683 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.40% 72.86% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 882 555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 110 77
Average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% -10.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDF across the West Midlands region.

RDF Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RDF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Linked Data

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby