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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linked Data
Rank - 593 586
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.037% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £392
% change year-on-year
- -10.60%
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
16673 16246 16349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 32.10% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10974 9983 10098
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.68 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Semantic Web
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) MS Access
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) RDF
2 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (20.00%) MarkLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Jetty
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) Publishing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTPS

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (20.00%) Jetty
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) MarkLogic
3 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Web Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Semantic Web
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Ontologies
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) RDF
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SPARQL
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
3 1 (10.00%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) OpenLink
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle