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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linked Data
Rank 142 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% - 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
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 - - -
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
835 545 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.36% 23.07% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 345 342
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.98% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 56 63
Average hourly rate £26.50 £23.13 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.59% -39.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (100.00%) Spock
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Summit
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Spock
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001