The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Semantic Web over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 129 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.035% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£294 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
848 804 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.51% 28.39% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 421 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 57
Average hourly rate £16.78 £20.00 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Semantic Web
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Semantic Web Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Semantic Web Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Semantic Web
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
Manchester -11 2 £294 -21.66%
Semantic Web
England

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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