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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ontology
Rank 600 563 547
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -16
Contract jobs citing Ontologies 12 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.029% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.093% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 14
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£484 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £374 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £444 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £484 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -10.52%
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
17154 16116 15213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 31.59% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10049 8875
Average daily rate £413 £401 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 674 844
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 2014.

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 20 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 27 November 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
England -7 12 £484 +14.09% 12
City of London +21 4 £490 +30.66% 2
London -16 4 £490 +15.83% 7
South East - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
South West - 2 £484 - 3
Leeds - 2 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Croydon - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Ontologies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 23 (74.19%) SPARQL
2 21 (67.74%) RDF
3 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Semantic Web
4 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
5 12 (38.71%) Triplestore
5 12 (38.71%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) Linked Data
6 11 (35.48%) Life Science
7 8 (25.81%) Apache Jena
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) W3C
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) HTML5
9 6 (19.35%) SOAP
9 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) J2SE
10 5 (16.13%) Maven
10 5 (16.13%) Degree
10 5 (16.13%) JIRA
10 5 (16.13%) RESTful
10 5 (16.13%) SNOMED CT
10 5 (16.13%) Analytics
11 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
11 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
12 3 (9.68%) Ajax
12 3 (9.68%) Finance

Ontologies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
2 12 (38.71%) Triplestore
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
4 3 (9.68%) Text Mining
4 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.68%) Spotfire
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Hudson
2 2 (6.45%) JProfiler
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Ontologist
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Data Scientist
3 3 (9.68%) Web Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Apache Jena
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 6 (19.35%) SOAP
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) J2SE
4 5 (16.13%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) Ajax
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) WSDL
5 3 (9.68%) Ember.js
5 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) GWT
6 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
6 2 (6.45%) D3.js
6 2 (6.45%) Vaadin
6 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Semantic Web
2 11 (35.48%) Linked Data
2 11 (35.48%) Life Science
3 7 (22.58%) W3C
3 7 (22.58%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
5 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Chemistry
5 3 (9.68%) Taxonomies
5 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Statistics
7 1 (3.23%) Informatics
7 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.23%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) RDF
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) UML
6 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Business Development
8 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Data Management
8 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SPARQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SNOMED CT
2 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec
2 1 (3.23%) Facebook
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter
2 1 (3.23%) Tableau