Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 830 842
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 29 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.044% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 26
England median daily rate £620 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.78% -1.10% -3.75%
10th Percentile £490 £369 £275
90th Percentile £650 £532 £681
UK median daily rate £620 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +37.78% -1.10% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Linked Data is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Linked Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Linked Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 27 £625 +35.14% 1
South West - 2 £450 - 1
Linked Data
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 21 (72.41%) SPARQL
2 20 (68.97%) Machine Learning
2 20 (68.97%) RDF
3 15 (51.72%) Natural Language Processing
3 15 (51.72%) Information Retrieval
4 14 (48.28%) Apache Spark
4 14 (48.28%) Big Data
5 13 (44.83%) Semantic Web
6 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (37.93%) Analytics
7 11 (37.93%) R
7 11 (37.93%) SPSS
7 11 (37.93%) Python
8 10 (34.48%) QA
8 10 (34.48%) SAS
8 10 (34.48%) Scala
9 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
9 9 (31.03%) Open Source
9 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
10 8 (27.59%) Apache
10 8 (27.59%) MATLAB
10 8 (27.59%) IBM
10 8 (27.59%) CRM
10 8 (27.59%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (27.59%) Ontologies
10 8 (27.59%) Content Management
10 8 (27.59%) Information Management
10 8 (27.59%) Mahout
10 8 (27.59%) Big Data Analytics
10 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics

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 14 (48.28%) Apache Spark
2 10 (34.48%) SAS
3 8 (27.59%) Apache
4 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (10.34%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Big Data
2 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
3 8 (27.59%) Mahout
4 5 (17.24%) Neo4j
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) Sqoop
5 3 (10.34%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (10.34%) GIS
5 3 (10.34%) QGIS
6 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.90%) Spatial Data
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.45%) MS Access
7 1 (3.45%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) ERwin
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Publishing
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Data Scientist
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Scala Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Database Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Data Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 2 (6.90%) Scala Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (27.59%) MLlib
3 5 (17.24%) Akka
3 5 (17.24%) JSON
3 5 (17.24%) Kafka
3 5 (17.24%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) UIMA
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Semantic Web
2 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
4 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.24%) Robotics
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.45%) Life Science
6 1 (3.45%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Machine Learning
1 20 (68.97%) RDF
2 15 (51.72%) Information Retrieval
3 11 (37.93%) Analytics
4 9 (31.03%) Open Source
5 8 (27.59%) Big Data Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) Business Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) Content Management
5 8 (27.59%) CRM
5 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) Information Management
5 8 (27.59%) Ontologies
5 8 (27.59%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (24.14%) Random Forest
6 7 (24.14%) Sentiment Analysis
6 7 (24.14%) Statistical Learning
7 6 (20.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (20.69%) Data Munging
7 6 (20.69%) Use Case
8 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SPARQL
2 11 (37.93%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) R
3 10 (34.48%) Scala
4 8 (27.59%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (17.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Blue Prism
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Capita