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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linked Data over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linked Data
Rank 604 596 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 21 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.036% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £424 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £452 -
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
18706 18006 17289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.38% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11756 10796 10446
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Linked Data
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linked Data within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -10 21 £450 +6.19% 4
London +17 7 £525 +34.18% 2
West Midlands - 6 £300 - 2
South West - 5 £505 -
Plymouth - 5 £505 -
Devon - 5 £505 -
South East -27 3 £338 -25.24%
Solihull - 3 £350 -
City of London +5 2 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 -
Uxbridge - 1 £450 -
Oxford - 1 £338 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 23 (92.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) RDF
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 11 (44.00%) Semantic Web
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) SPARQL
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (32.00%) Triplestore
7 7 (28.00%) Apache Jena
7 7 (28.00%) PHP
7 7 (28.00%) Selenium
7 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (24.00%) Maven
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) JDBC
8 6 (24.00%) Servlets
8 6 (24.00%) ETL
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
9 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.00%) Talend
9 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) LAMP

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Triplestore
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Front Office
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Apache Jena
2 6 (24.00%) JDBC
2 6 (24.00%) Servlets
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) LAMP
3 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) React
6 1 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) RDF
2 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (24.00%) ETL
6 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
9 1 (4.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) SPARQL
4 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Scala
7 2 (8.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) Talend
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