The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 144 111 138
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% 0.044% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.24% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £185 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
645 425 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.84% 18.89% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 260 316
Average daily rate £376 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £171 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 53
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.11 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.73% -57.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Semantic Web
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Semantic Web Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Semantic Web Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Semantic Web
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL