Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 256 258
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London - 0.027% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.031% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Central London median daily rate - £406 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.02% -14.09%
London median daily rate £608 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +35.00% -3.23% +5.08%
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 7,730 6,359 7,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.53% 86.88% 86.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,039 4,967 5,588
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £676 £656 £650
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 56 73
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.46 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -7.90% +18.21%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.25 £12.01
90th Percentile £43.50 £55.00 £50.79
London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.47 £19.99
% change year-on-year -8.05% +22.41% +7.47%

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