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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linked Data
Rank 585 561 518
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -43
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.038% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £392 £330
% change year-on-year
-10.60% +18.63%
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
15648 15811 13621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.86% 31.80% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9733 9969 8336
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £249
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 579 620 585
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linked Data across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Linked Data Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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
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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
South West - 4 £350 -
London +13 2 £600 +26.31%
Linked Data
UK

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 16 (76.19%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Spring
3 12 (57.14%) RESTful
3 12 (57.14%) Spring Boot
4 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
5 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 10 (47.62%) Spock
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
6 9 (42.86%) BDD
6 9 (42.86%) Groovy
6 9 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Apache Camel
7 8 (38.10%) Maven
7 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) JIRA
7 8 (38.10%) Semantic Web
7 8 (38.10%) SPARQL
7 8 (38.10%) RDF
8 7 (33.33%) IntelliJ
8 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
9 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (28.57%) SQL

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (4.76%) Orchard CMS
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Mingle
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
2 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) Triplestore
4 2 (9.52%) OrientDB
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) RavenDB
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
1 10 (47.62%) Spock
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
1 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
2 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 7 (33.33%) IntelliJ
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) GUI Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Ontologist
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Web Services
1 14 (66.67%) Spring
2 12 (57.14%) RESTful
2 12 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 9 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (42.86%) Apache Camel
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) JAX-RS
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) Apache Jena
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Semantic Web
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Ontologies
4 1 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) BDD
2 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 8 (38.10%) RDF
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Semantic Publishing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Groovy
3 8 (38.10%) SPARQL
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
6 3 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (9.52%) Ruby
8 1 (4.76%) Scala
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft