Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 228 244
Contract jobs citing RDF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median daily rate - £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.44% +12.50%
Central London median daily rate £525 £650 £450
% change year-on-year -19.23% +44.44% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,172 5,666 5,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.89% 87.93% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,880 4,372 4,818
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £310
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 56 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.52 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.64% -4.80%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £32.06 £37.91
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -1.10%

RDF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for RDF in the City of London

RDF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDF in the City of London