The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linked Data
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
733 870 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.33% 26.96% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 510 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Linked Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Linked Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linked Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Linked Data Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Linked Data
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Devon - 5 £350 -
Linked Data
England

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 10 (100.00%) Spock
1 10 (100.00%) Spring Boot
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Apache Camel
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 9 (90.00%) Groovy
2 9 (90.00%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Maven
4 7 (70.00%) IntelliJ
5 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
7 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (40.00%) HTML
7 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (30.00%) Summit

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 10 (100.00%) Spock
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) Maven
3 7 (70.00%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) Spring Boot
2 9 (90.00%) Apache Camel
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 9 (90.00%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Testing
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Groovy
3 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 14001