The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Semantic Web over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Semantic Web
Rank 84 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£308 - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Semantic Web
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
345 273 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.50% 24.71% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 163 147
Average daily rate £338 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 20
Average hourly rate £11.22 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.13% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £8.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

Semantic Web
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Semantic Web Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Semantic Web Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Mingle
2 1 (50.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SPARQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft