Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for RDF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDF over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Resource Description Framework (RDF)
London > Central London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 269 265
Rank change year-on-year -25 -4 +31
Contract jobs citing RDF 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.011% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.054% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Central London median daily rate £525 £625 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +58.73% -25.00%
10th Percentile £463 £586 £369
90th Percentile £588 £638 £456
London median daily rate £525 £625 £463
% change year-on-year -16.00% +35.14% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

RDF is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,968 7,423 7,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.70% 88.93% 88.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,209 5,766 5,585
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 78 62
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.30 £34.55 £49.87
London median hourly rate £22.54 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.18% +4.65% +7.50%

RDF
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing RDF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for RDF in Central London

RDF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDF in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDF in Central London

RDF
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the Central London region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of Westminster - 1 £525 -
RDF
London

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for RDF.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (100.00%) MarkLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Triplestore
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Immutable Infrastructure

RDF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MarkLogic
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Java 8
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment