The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linked Data over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linked Data
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 - 602
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 22 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% - 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Median daily rate £413 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Linked Data is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14253 16209 16371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.27% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9344 10788 10479
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 523 587
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Linked Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Linked Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Linked Data in England

Linked Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linked Data in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linked Data in England

Linked Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linked Data in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linked Data in England

Linked Data
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South West - 11 £394 -
London - 5 £588 - 2
North West - 4 £400 -
South East - 2 £600 - 1
Linked Data
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for Linked Data.

1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Publishing
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Unix
4 7 (21.88%) RDF
4 7 (21.88%) ETL
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
5 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 6 (18.75%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Finance
6 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) XML
6 5 (15.63%) JSON
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) Semantic Web
6 5 (15.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (15.63%) Talend
7 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) SPARQL
7 4 (12.50%) HTML5
7 4 (12.50%) Node.js

Linked Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.38%) Spatial Data
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Gradle
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Babel
3 1 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 8 (25.00%) Publishing
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Web Analytics Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.38%) iBATIS
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) JMS
3 3 (9.38%) React
3 3 (9.38%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) Spring
3 3 (9.38%) WebSockets
4 2 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (6.25%) Kafka
5 1 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Semantic Web
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.13%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (21.88%) ETL
2 7 (21.88%) RDF
2 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) SPARQL
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Cypher
7 1 (3.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
1 5 (15.63%) Talend
2 2 (6.25%) SAP