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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ontology
Rank 614 596 564
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -32
Contract jobs citing Ontologies 14 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.033% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.10% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 9
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£488 £501 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +11.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £501 £345
% change year-on-year
-23.57% +45.07%
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
18025 17483 16801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.66% 31.95% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11347 10580 9963
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 674 726
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +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 3 August 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 9 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 3 August 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
England -13 14 £488 -2.59% 2
South East -22 6 £265 -47.05% 1
Surrey - 6 £265 -
London -17 4 £488 +15.38% 1
East Midlands - 4 £500 -
Guildford - 4 £265 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £470 -
Northampton - 1 £500 -

Ontologies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) Taxonomies
2 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
2 6 (35.29%) Back Office
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) B2B
2 6 (35.29%) B2C
2 6 (35.29%) Greenplum
2 6 (35.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
2 6 (35.29%) OPNET
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) Content Management
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Korn
2 6 (35.29%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (35.29%) Talend
2 6 (35.29%) Cerion
3 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (29.41%) QMS
3 5 (29.41%) SLA
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management

Ontologies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (17.65%) Apache Pig
2 2 (11.76%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (11.76%) ERwin
General
1 6 (35.29%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (35.29%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Back Office Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) OSS Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Taxonomies
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) B2B
1 6 (35.29%) B2C
1 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
1 6 (35.29%) Zachman Framework
1 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
1 6 (35.29%) Content Management
1 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
2 5 (29.41%) QMS
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Data Security
3 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) Korn
3 3 (17.65%) Clojure
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) HND
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) OPNET
2 2 (11.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Greenplum
1 6 (35.29%) Talend
1 6 (35.29%) Cerion
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) OpenText
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk
4 2 (11.76%) Tableau