The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linked Data over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linked Data
Rank 603 634 640
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 24 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.005% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.016% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 8
Median daily rate £438 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £610 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £225 £550
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16353 18243 18179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.59% 33.35% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10596 11467 11532
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 787 758
Median hourly rate £19.02 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Linked Data
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Linked Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Linked Data Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linked Data
Daily Rate Trend

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

Linked Data Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Linked Data
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linked Data within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Linked Data Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Linked Data
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linked Data within the UK.

Linked Data Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Linked Data
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linked Data within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 19 £438 +25.00% 13
London +8 13 £370 -27.80% 7
Scotland - 5 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Luton - 3 £438 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £450 -
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
South East - 3 £450 -
East of England - 3 £438 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £438 - 2
City of London - 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linked Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Linked Data.

1 18 (51.43%) RDF
2 17 (48.57%) SPARQL
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 14 (40.00%) .NET
6 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) Degree
7 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 10 (28.57%) C#
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.71%) XML
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
9 9 (25.71%) SOA
9 9 (25.71%) Business Development
9 9 (25.71%) Supplier Management
9 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
9 9 (25.71%) Presales
9 9 (25.71%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (25.71%) Document Composition
10 8 (22.86%) Publishing
10 8 (22.86%) Java
10 8 (22.86%) Ontologies
11 7 (20.00%) Web Development
11 7 (20.00%) REST
11 7 (20.00%) CSS
11 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
12 6 (17.14%) JSON

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.29%) Triplestore
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.71%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) HBase
6 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JUnit
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
1 4 (11.43%) Mockito
2 3 (8.57%) GoCD
2 3 (8.57%) Wercker
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Mocha
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.86%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Architect
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Data Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.57%) Information Governance Officer
4 3 (8.57%) Information Officer
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.71%) Semantic Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) .NET
3 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 9 (25.71%) XML
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) REST
6 6 (17.14%) JSON
6 6 (17.14%) RESTful
7 5 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) Servlets
8 4 (11.43%) JAX-RS
8 4 (11.43%) JSON-LD
8 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.57%) Redux
10 2 (5.71%) Ajax
10 2 (5.71%) CSS3
10 2 (5.71%) Node.js
10 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Ontologies
2 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
3 4 (11.43%) Life Science
3 4 (11.43%) W3C
4 3 (8.57%) NHS
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
5 2 (5.71%) Semantic Web
5 2 (5.71%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.86%) Biology
6 1 (2.86%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) RDF
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Business Development
5 9 (25.71%) Document Composition
5 9 (25.71%) Presales
5 9 (25.71%) SOA
5 9 (25.71%) Supplier Management
5 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
6 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) API Development
7 4 (11.43%) API Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Data Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (8.57%) Internal Audit
8 3 (8.57%) Microservices
8 3 (8.57%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SPARQL
2 10 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.71%) WCAG
3 1 (2.86%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Consul
1 1 (2.86%) Packer
1 1 (2.86%) Terraform
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1 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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