The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Semantic Web
Rank 395 384 376
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 8 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.049% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 20
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£525 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £560 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate - £501 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Semantic Web
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7742 8397 8528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.11% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5935 5878
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Semantic Web
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Semantic Web Jobs Demand Trend in London

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Semantic Web Daily Rate Trend in London

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Semantic Web across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Semantic Web Daily Rate Histogram in London

Semantic Web
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Semantic Web within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 1 £540 - 2
Semantic Web
England

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) RDF
3 9 (47.37%) SPARQL
4 8 (42.11%) Triplestore
4 8 (42.11%) Spring
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) JAX-RS
5 7 (36.84%) Apache Jena
6 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
6 6 (31.58%) Linked Data
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
7 5 (26.32%) Publishing
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) Lucene
8 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
8 4 (21.05%) JAXB
8 4 (21.05%) JUnit
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) XSLT
8 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
8 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (21.05%) Mockito
8 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (21.05%) MarkLogic
9 3 (15.79%) CSS3

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Triplestore
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 4 (21.05%) MarkLogic
4 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (10.53%) Redis
5 2 (10.53%) Mahout
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (5.26%) OrientDB
6 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Mockito
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Semantic Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) JAX-RS
2 7 (36.84%) Apache Jena
3 4 (21.05%) Lucene
3 4 (21.05%) JAXB
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) XSLT
4 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
4 3 (15.79%) Underscore.js
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) Guice
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) Flash
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
5 2 (10.53%) Memcached
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Linked Data
2 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.26%) Kindle
4 1 (5.26%) Ontologies
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) RDF
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) SEO
6 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SPARQL
3 3 (15.79%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (15.79%) ActionScript
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Mercator
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian