The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IDEF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IDEF over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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.

ICAM Definition Languages (IDEF)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 651 634
Contract jobs citing IDEF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.50

IDEF is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

IDEF
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IDEF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for IDEF in the UK

IDEF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IDEF in the UK

IDEF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IDEF.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IDEF in the UK