The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ontology
Rank 572 555 575
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing Ontologies 18 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.029% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
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£501 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £345 -
% change year-on-year
+45.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13767 13528 14221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.17% 26.54% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8350 8160 8154
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 611 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

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 24 July 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 11 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 24 July 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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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 -12 18 £501 +11.22% 3
South East -5 10 £501 +45.07%
London +1 6 £400 -11.11% 2
East of England - 2 £400 - 1
City of London - 2 £750 - 1
Kidlington - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -

Ontologies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) RDF
2 21 (67.74%) SPARQL
3 18 (58.06%) Triplestore
4 16 (51.61%) Semantic Web
5 15 (48.39%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) Life Science
7 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
8 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (32.26%) Linked Data
9 8 (25.81%) Data Integration
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (22.58%) Web Services
10 7 (22.58%) W3C
11 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 6 (19.35%) SNOMED CT
12 5 (16.13%) Open Source
12 5 (16.13%) Apache Jena
12 5 (16.13%) Analytics
12 5 (16.13%) Maven
12 5 (16.13%) Taxonomies
12 5 (16.13%) JIRA
12 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 5 (16.13%) MySQL
12 5 (16.13%) J2SE
13 4 (12.90%) UML
13 4 (12.90%) HTML
13 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
13 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
13 4 (12.90%) Finance

Ontologies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (9.68%) CMS
1 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) Triplestore
2 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Text Mining
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Ontologist
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Web Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Semantic Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Jena
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) J2SE
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 3 (9.68%) Ext JS
4 3 (9.68%) Drools
4 3 (9.68%) GWT
4 3 (9.68%) Ember.js
4 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.23%) Microformats
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Semantic Web
2 13 (41.94%) Life Science
3 10 (32.26%) Linked Data
4 8 (25.81%) Data Integration
5 7 (22.58%) W3C
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) Taxonomies
7 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Informatics
9 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
9 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
9 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.23%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) RDF
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) BPMN
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Test Management
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) BDD
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SPARQL
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) R
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.23%) Reuters
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle