The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Semantic Web over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Semantic Web
Rank 598 576 524
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -52
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 11 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.048% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 34
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£450 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £552 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £501 £330
% change year-on-year
-20.07% +51.66%
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
16880 17453 14684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.19% 31.04% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10375 10740 8775
Average daily rate £423 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 654 668 697
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

Semantic Web
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Semantic Web Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Trend

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

Semantic Web Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Semantic Web
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Semantic Web within the UK over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Semantic Web Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Semantic Web
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Semantic Web Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Semantic Web
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Semantic Web within the UK over the 3 months to 20 April 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 -34 11 £450 -2.70% 27
London -1 9 £450 +2.85% 19
South East -8 2 £400 -20.07% 8
City of London +29 1 £245 - 3
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 8
Manchester - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Devon - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 8
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Semantic Web 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 Semantic Web.

1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) RDF
4 10 (35.71%) Linked Data
5 9 (32.14%) XSLT
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) Scrum
6 8 (28.57%) SPARQL
7 7 (25.00%) Publishing
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
9 5 (17.86%) MarkLogic
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 5 (17.86%) XQuery
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.86%) JUnit
9 5 (17.86%) Spring
10 4 (14.29%) CMS
10 4 (14.29%) SEO
10 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) Internet
10 4 (14.29%) Flash
10 4 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 4 (14.29%) QA
10 4 (14.29%) Scala
10 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Mingle
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) MarkLogic
3 4 (14.29%) Triplestore
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) Redis
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.57%) Mahout
6 1 (3.57%) OrientDB
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Scala Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Ontologist
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) XML
2 9 (32.14%) XSLT
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) Flash
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) Underscore.js
5 4 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 4 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Jena
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (7.14%) JSR 170
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
7 2 (7.14%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) Memcached
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Linked Data
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Statistics
3 3 (10.71%) Ontologies
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.14%) W3C
4 2 (7.14%) Derivative
4 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (7.14%) Life Science
5 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.57%) Kindle
5 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) RDF
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) SEO
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Content Management
7 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
1 8 (28.57%) SPARQL
2 5 (17.86%) XQuery
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
3 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.57%) Mercator
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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