The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linked Data over the 3 months to 30 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 636 615
Rank change year-on-year +46 -21  
Contract jobs citing Linked Data 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.024% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
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 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £530 £410
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14524 16885 16255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.90% 31.19% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9395 11035 9819
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 570 684
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +21.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Linked Data
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Linked Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linked Data in the UK

Linked Data
Top 7 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 30 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
England +54 10 £395 -12.22% 2
London +37 5 £370 -17.77% 2
Durham - 3 £425 -
North East - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +25 2 £438 -
South East +19 2 £438 -
Bracknell +2 1 £420 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Linked Data.

1 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Publishing
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) CSS
2 14 (46.67%) Web Development
3 12 (40.00%) RDF
4 11 (36.67%) SPARQL
5 10 (33.33%) Node.js
5 10 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) Web Services
6 8 (26.67%) JSON
6 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
6 8 (26.67%) HTML5
6 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
6 8 (26.67%) React
7 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
7 7 (23.33%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) PHP
8 6 (20.00%) Middleware
8 6 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (20.00%) Android
8 6 (20.00%) Life Science
8 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) .NET

Linked Data
Co-occurring 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) HBase
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Babel
2 1 (3.33%) Grunt
General
1 14 (46.67%) Publishing
2 6 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (10.00%) Information Governance Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) Node.js
2 10 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) HTML5
3 8 (26.67%) JSON
3 8 (26.67%) React
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 6 (20.00%) Middleware
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.67%) Ajax
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.33%) D3.js
8 1 (3.33%) Java EE
8 1 (3.33%) Sass
8 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.00%) Life Science
3 4 (13.33%) Semantic Web
4 3 (10.00%) NHS
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
6 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Android
1 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Web Development
2 12 (40.00%) RDF
3 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
5 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Biology
8 3 (10.00%) Chemistry
8 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
8 3 (10.00%) Information Management
8 3 (10.00%) Internal Audit
8 3 (10.00%) Ontologies
8 3 (10.00%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) SPARQL
3 7 (23.33%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.67%) WCAG
3 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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