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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linked Data
Rank 630 646 633
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 19 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.041% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.13% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 10
Median daily rate £450 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £300 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £670 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £501
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.06%
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
17655 19131 18584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 33.00% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11448 11987 11233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 813 802
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 £44.95 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 8 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 25 September 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 +20 19 £450 -5.26% 4
East of England - 9 £438 - 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £438 - 1
Luton - 9 £438 - 1
London -1 8 £463 -19.56% 3
South East +21 2 £450 +33.33%
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 £450 -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (84.21%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) NoSQL
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (47.37%) SPARQL
6 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
6 9 (47.37%) Business Development
6 9 (47.37%) Degree
6 9 (47.37%) TOGAF
6 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
6 9 (47.37%) SOA
6 9 (47.37%) RDF
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) C#
6 9 (47.37%) .NET
6 9 (47.37%) Presales
6 9 (47.37%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (36.84%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) XML
7 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
7 7 (36.84%) Ontologies
8 5 (26.32%) JSON
8 5 (26.32%) RESTful
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) Publishing
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) MySQL
9 4 (21.05%) W3C

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 (47.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) NoSQL
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 4 (21.05%) Triplestore
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) Mockito
2 2 (10.53%) GoCD
2 2 (10.53%) Wercker
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Mocha
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Semantic Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Database Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Designer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) REST
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.79%) JSON-LD
5 3 (15.79%) Servlets
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) React
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) Chai
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) Node.js
7 1 (5.26%) Sass
7 1 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Ontologies
2 4 (21.05%) W3C
3 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
3 2 (10.53%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (47.37%) Business Development
4 9 (47.37%) Presales
4 9 (47.37%) RDF
4 9 (47.37%) SOA
4 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
4 9 (47.37%) TOGAF
5 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
6 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) API Development
7 3 (15.79%) API Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (10.53%) Microservices
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Web Design
9 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
1 9 (47.37%) SPARQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) ECMAScript
4 1 (5.26%) ES6
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (15.79%) Docker