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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linked Data
UK
Rank 572 603 597
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 21 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.018% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.055% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
Median daily rate £375 £410 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £410 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +8.25%
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
14575 16366 15633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.73% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9302 10380 9770
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 692 654
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.98 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 2017.

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 11 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +29 16 £375 -8.53% 4
Durham - 8 £363 -
North East - 8 £363 -
London +6 6 £325 -27.77% 3
Scotland - 5 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Berkshire +17 2 £420 -
South East +14 2 £420 - 1
Bracknell +3 2 £420 -
City of London - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 24 (54.55%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.91%) RDF
3 17 (38.64%) XML
3 17 (38.64%) SPARQL
4 16 (36.36%) Publishing
4 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) CSS
5 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
5 15 (34.09%) Web Development
6 14 (31.82%) JSON
6 14 (31.82%) .NET
7 12 (27.27%) HTML
7 12 (27.27%) Degree
8 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (22.73%) C#
9 10 (22.73%) SQL
9 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (22.73%) Node.js
9 10 (22.73%) React
10 9 (20.45%) Presales
10 9 (20.45%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (20.45%) Document Composition
10 9 (20.45%) Ontologies
10 9 (20.45%) Business Development
10 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
10 9 (20.45%) SOA
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) Supplier Management
10 9 (20.45%) TOGAF

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 (20.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.36%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) Triplestore
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.55%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) HBase
5 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JUnit
1 4 (9.09%) Maven
1 4 (9.09%) Mockito
2 3 (6.82%) GoCD
2 3 (6.82%) Wercker
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Mocha
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 16 (36.36%) Publishing
2 3 (6.82%) Law
2 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Mobile Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.82%) Information Governance Officer
7 3 (6.82%) Information Officer
7 3 (6.82%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Mobile Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Semantic Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) Web Services
2 17 (38.64%) XML
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) .NET
4 14 (31.82%) JSON
5 12 (27.27%) HTML
6 10 (22.73%) Node.js
6 10 (22.73%) React
7 7 (15.91%) REST
8 6 (13.64%) RESTful
9 5 (11.36%) HTML5
9 5 (11.36%) jQuery
9 5 (11.36%) Servlets
10 4 (9.09%) JAX-RS
10 4 (9.09%) JSON-LD
10 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.82%) Redux
12 2 (4.55%) CSS3
12 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Ontologies
2 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
4 5 (11.36%) Life Science
5 4 (9.09%) W3C
6 3 (6.82%) NHS
7 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.55%) Biology
7 2 (4.55%) Chemistry
7 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
7 2 (4.55%) Semantic Web
7 2 (4.55%) Web 2.0
8 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) RDF
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Web Development
4 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) Business Development
6 9 (20.45%) Document Composition
6 9 (20.45%) Presales
6 9 (20.45%) SOA
6 9 (20.45%) Supplier Management
6 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
7 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
9 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.09%) API Development
10 4 (9.09%) API Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
10 4 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (38.64%) SPARQL
3 10 (22.73%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.27%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.55%) WCAG
3 1 (2.27%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Consul
1 1 (2.27%) Packer
1 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Tableau
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