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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linked Data
Rank 564 547 528
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.027% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £303 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £600 £411
% change year-on-year
-48.75% +45.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Linked Data
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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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +16 5 £600 +33.33%
North West - 4 £273 -
South East - 3 £550 -
East of England - - - -
Linked Data
UK

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) RDF
3 12 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 11 (40.74%) Semantic Web
4 11 (40.74%) SPARQL
5 10 (37.04%) RESTful
6 9 (33.33%) Ontologies
6 9 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (25.93%) Web Development
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 6 (22.22%) Life Science
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) W3C
9 5 (18.52%) Triplestore
9 5 (18.52%) Spring
9 5 (18.52%) Maven
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 5 (18.52%) CSS
9 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.81%) Big Data
10 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
10 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.81%) Django
10 4 (14.81%) Scala
10 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
10 4 (14.81%) JIRA

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Tornado
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Mingle
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) Triplestore
3 4 (14.81%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.70%) OrientDB
5 1 (3.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) IntelliJ
3 3 (11.11%) Spock
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) RSpec
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
General
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Ontologist
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Python Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) RESTful
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) Spring
3 5 (18.52%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) XHTML
4 4 (14.81%) Django
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) JPA
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Jena
7 1 (3.70%) JTS
7 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Semantic Web
2 9 (33.33%) Ontologies
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Life Science
3 6 (22.22%) W3C
4 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.41%) Derivative
4 2 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Kindle
5 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) RDF
3 7 (25.93%) Web Development
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Microservices
8 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SPARQL
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Scala
5 3 (11.11%) Groovy
5 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) EMC
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec
2 1 (3.70%) VMware