The first table below looks at the demand for RDF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 18 April 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 for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 100 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing RDF 8 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.15% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.21% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £550 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+55.19% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RDF
Yorkshire

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

RDF
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RDF Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

RDF
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDF across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RDF Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) OLAP
4 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
4 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (52.94%) SOA
4 9 (52.94%) ETL
4 9 (52.94%) Workflow
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (52.94%) InfoPath
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (52.94%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle OLAP
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (47.06%) Semantic Web
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (47.06%) UNIX
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Service Management
6 7 (41.18%) CMS

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
1 9 (52.94%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (41.18%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) OLAP
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle OLAP
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Applications Manager
2 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Support Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Semantic Web
2 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) SOA
2 9 (52.94%) ETL
2 9 (52.94%) Workflow
3 7 (41.18%) Service Management
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
6 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft