The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Ontologies in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ontologies over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ontology
Rank 644 633 607
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing Ontologies 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.017% 0.017% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £725 £650 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £570 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £945 £710 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £501
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18138 17716 17503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 31.72% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11806 10730 10682
Median daily rate £425 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 700 759
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Ontologies
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ontologies as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ontologies within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 3 £725 +11.53% 2
London -10 2 £725 +11.53% 1
City of London +41 1 £450 -37.93%
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Ontologies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ontologies also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ontologies.

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (78.95%) Taxonomies
2 11 (57.89%) Data Management
3 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
4 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (36.84%) ERwin
5 7 (36.84%) Logical Data Model
5 7 (36.84%) Physical Data Model
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) CMS
6 6 (31.58%) Quality Management
6 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
6 6 (31.58%) Content Management
7 5 (26.32%) Information Management
7 5 (26.32%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) QMS
8 3 (15.79%) OpenText
8 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
8 3 (15.79%) Alfresco
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) SFIA
9 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Big Data
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) LiveLink
9 2 (10.53%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) Reference Data

Ontologies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Alfresco
3 2 (10.53%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) HBase
2 1 (5.26%) KNIME
2 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) RStudio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Data Modeller
3 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Architect
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) XBRL
2 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Taxonomies
2 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.26%) Informatics
4 1 (5.26%) Linked Data
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.26%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Data Management
3 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
4 7 (36.84%) Logical Data Model
4 7 (36.84%) Physical Data Model
4 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
5 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
5 6 (31.58%) Content Management
5 6 (31.58%) Quality Management
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) Information Management
7 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
7 3 (15.79%) QMS
7 3 (15.79%) SFIA
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) RDF
8 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) R
3 1 (5.26%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CBAP
2 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) CITP
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) ISO20022
1 1 (5.26%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) OpenText
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) MapR
3 1 (5.26%) OpenLink
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) RapidMiner
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata