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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 610 594
Rank change year-on-year +37 -16  
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.026% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Median daily rate £395 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £530 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £350
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 13328 15457 15068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.04% 31.29% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8650 10223 9197
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 525 636
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.35 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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
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 28 March 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
London +27 5 £370 -17.77% 1
North East - 3 £425 -
South East +13 2 £438 -
Linked Data
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) Publishing
3 13 (52.00%) Web Development
4 10 (40.00%) Node.js
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) JSON
6 8 (32.00%) Data Protection
6 8 (32.00%) SPARQL
6 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (32.00%) React
7 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (28.00%) RDF
7 7 (28.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) Middleware
8 6 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (24.00%) Android
8 6 (24.00%) Life Science
8 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (24.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Unix
10 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 4 (16.00%) Semantic Web

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Babel
1 1 (4.00%) Grunt
General
1 14 (56.00%) Publishing
2 6 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (12.00%) Law
4 2 (8.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.00%) Information Governance Officer
4 3 (12.00%) Information Officer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Node.js
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) JSON
3 8 (32.00%) React
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.00%) D3.js
5 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Sass
5 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (24.00%) Life Science
3 4 (16.00%) Semantic Web
4 3 (12.00%) NHS
5 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Android
1 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Web Development
2 8 (32.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (28.00%) RDF
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Biology
6 3 (12.00%) Chemistry
6 3 (12.00%) Information Governance
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) Internal Audit
6 3 (12.00%) Ontologies
6 3 (12.00%) Records Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Design
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) SPARQL
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (8.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Tableau