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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linked Data
Rank - 641 615
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.022% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £501
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
17745 17821 17049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.05% 31.82% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11516 10932 10511
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 727 740
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) MS Access
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Semantic Web
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) RDF
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) MarkLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Jetty
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) SPARQL
4 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS

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 1 (11.11%) Jetty
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (44.44%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) MarkLogic
3 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Semantic Web
2 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) RDF
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SPARQL
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
3 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) OpenLink
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle