The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Ontologies in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ontologies over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ontology
Rank 609 578 543
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -35
Contract jobs citing Ontologies 3 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.030% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.018% 0.096% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
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£650 £501 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +43.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £463 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £512 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £501 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16947 16703 14635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.36% 31.06% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10423 10367 8708
Average daily rate £420 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 661 616
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

Ontologies
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ontologies within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Ontologies Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ontologies
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ontologies within the UK.

Ontologies Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ontologies
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ontologies within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Ontologies Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ontologies
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ontologies within the UK.

Ontologies Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ontologies
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ontologies within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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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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
London -11 3 £650 +33.67% 3
England -26 3 £650 +29.87% 3
City of London +17 1 £725 +38.75% 1

Ontologies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ontologies 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 Ontologies.

1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) SPARQL
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) Statistics
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (33.33%) RDF
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
6 3 (33.33%) Hudson
6 3 (33.33%) D3.js

Ontologies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ontologies 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 Ontologies. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) OrientDB
5 1 (11.11%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) JProfiler
1 3 (33.33%) Hudson
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Ontologist
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Vaadin
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Jena
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) D3.js
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) GWT
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) JAX-RS
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
2 3 (33.33%) Chemistry
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Linked Data
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Semantic Web
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) RDF
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Semantic Publishing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SPARQL
3 3 (33.33%) Clojure
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau