The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Semantic Web over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 203 204 193
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£600 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2074 2705 2342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.62% 38.05% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 2029 1743
Average daily rate £450 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £41.53 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Semantic Web
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Semantic Web across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Semantic Web Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Semantic Web across the City of London region.

Semantic Web Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Semantic Web
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Semantic Web also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Semantic Web.

1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Semantic Web also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Semantic Web. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Java