The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linked Data over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linked Data
Rank 586 560 525
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -35
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.052% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% +33.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £366 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £501 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate - £501 £301
% change year-on-year
- +66.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Linked Data
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15514 15484 14208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.02% 32.15% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9731 9758 8574
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 614 617
Average hourly rate £18.24 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Linked Data
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linked Data across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Linked Data Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linked Data
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linked Data across the England region.

Linked Data Daily Rate Trend in England

Linked Data
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linked Data across the England region.

Linked Data Hourly Rate Trend in England

Linked Data
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linked Data within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 3 £550 +15.78%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Linked Data
UK

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Linked Data 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 Linked Data.

1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Web Services
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Spring
4 13 (59.09%) RESTful
5 12 (54.55%) Spring Boot
6 11 (50.00%) BDD
7 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
7 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
7 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 10 (45.45%) Spock
8 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
8 9 (40.91%) Apache Camel
8 9 (40.91%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (40.91%) Groovy
9 8 (36.36%) JIRA
9 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 8 (36.36%) Maven
9 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 8 (36.36%) HTML
9 8 (36.36%) RDF
10 7 (31.82%) IntelliJ
10 7 (31.82%) Degree
10 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
10 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
10 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
10 7 (31.82%) Semantic Web
10 7 (31.82%) SPARQL
11 6 (27.27%) SQL

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Linked Data 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 Linked Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Orchard CMS
1 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Mingle
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (18.18%) Triplestore
4 2 (9.09%) OrientDB
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) RavenDB
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 10 (45.45%) Spock
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 8 (36.36%) Maven
3 7 (31.82%) IntelliJ
4 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) GUI Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Web Services
2 14 (63.64%) Spring
3 13 (59.09%) RESTful
4 12 (54.55%) Spring Boot
5 9 (40.91%) Apache Camel
5 9 (40.91%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) JAX-RS
7 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) Apache Jena
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) XHTML
8 3 (13.64%) Ajax
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) REST
10 1 (4.55%) CSS3
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.55%) HTML5
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
1 7 (31.82%) Semantic Web
2 2 (9.09%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
4 8 (36.36%) RDF
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Semantic Publishing
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) Groovy
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) SPARQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) Ruby
8 2 (9.09%) Python
9 1 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft