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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linked Data
Rank 567 541 542
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.084% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate
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£394 £403 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +10.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £501 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £403 £301
% change year-on-year
-16.14% +33.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
15863 15567 15390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.91% 32.51% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10128 9643 9314
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 594 672
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
London -2 4 £475 - 1
South East -23 3 £338 -25.24%
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (84.21%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) SPARQL
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Spring
3 9 (47.37%) Maven
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) Spring Boot
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Jena
4 8 (42.11%) Triplestore
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Semantic Web
5 7 (36.84%) RESTful
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) RDF
5 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) Spock
5 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
6 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
6 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
6 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) Groovy
6 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) JDBC
7 5 (26.32%) Servlets
8 4 (21.05%) IntelliJ

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Orchard CMS
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Triplestore
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Maven
3 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Spock
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 4 (21.05%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) GUI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
1 9 (47.37%) Spring
1 9 (47.37%) Spring Boot
2 8 (42.11%) Apache Jena
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
5 5 (26.32%) JDBC
5 5 (26.32%) Servlets
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Semantic Web
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) RDF
4 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SPARQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Groovy
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible