The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linked Data over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linked Data
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £452 - £375
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
334 253 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.17% 20.82% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 142 144
Average daily rate £370 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -34.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.52 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £20.67 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Linked Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Linked Data Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linked Data
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Linked Data Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Linked Data
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft