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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linked Data
UK
Rank 575 620 592
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -28
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 22 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.017% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
Median daily rate £370 £410 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £383 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +24.71%
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
13967 16013 15725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 30.82% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9004 10344 9643
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 577 643
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 2017.

Linked Data Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Linked Data
Top 9 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 26 February 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 +38 19 £370 -9.75% 3
London +22 8 £370 -32.72% 2
North East - 8 £363 -
Durham - 8 £363 -
South East +18 3 £420 - 1
Berkshire +14 3 £420 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Bracknell +3 2 £420 -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) RDF
3 20 (45.45%) SPARQL
4 19 (43.18%) Web Services
5 17 (38.64%) Publishing
5 17 (38.64%) Web Development
6 16 (36.36%) XML
6 16 (36.36%) CSS
6 16 (36.36%) HTML
7 13 (29.55%) JSON
8 12 (27.27%) Java
9 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.73%) .NET
10 10 (22.73%) Node.js
10 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
11 9 (20.45%) Ontologies
11 9 (20.45%) SQL
11 9 (20.45%) React
12 8 (18.18%) PHP
12 8 (18.18%) Degree
12 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
12 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
12 8 (18.18%) HTML5
13 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
14 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
14 6 (13.64%) Android
14 6 (13.64%) Semantic Web
14 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
14 6 (13.64%) Life Science
14 6 (13.64%) C#

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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) Triplestore
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) HBase
6 1 (2.27%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) GoCD
1 3 (6.82%) JUnit
1 3 (6.82%) Maven
1 3 (6.82%) Mockito
1 3 (6.82%) Wercker
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Babel
3 1 (2.27%) Grunt
General
1 17 (38.64%) Publishing
2 6 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.82%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Web Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Mobile Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Front End Web 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%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Semantic Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) Web Services
2 16 (36.36%) CSS
2 16 (36.36%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) XML
3 13 (29.55%) JSON
4 10 (22.73%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) Node.js
5 9 (20.45%) React
6 8 (18.18%) HTML5
7 6 (13.64%) Middleware
8 5 (11.36%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) REST
8 5 (11.36%) RESTful
9 4 (9.09%) Servlets
10 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.82%) JAX-RS
10 3 (6.82%) JSON-LD
10 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.55%) CSS3
11 2 (4.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.64%) Life Science
2 6 (13.64%) Semantic Web
3 3 (6.82%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) W3C
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) RDF
2 17 (38.64%) Web Development
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Ontologies
5 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) Supplier Management
7 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
8 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Business Development
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Document Composition
8 5 (11.36%) Presales
8 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) SPARQL
3 12 (27.27%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) PHP
6 6 (13.64%) C#
7 4 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (9.09%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.55%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) 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
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.82%) 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