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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 587 533 546
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +13
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 13 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.093% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 19
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£550 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
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
17390 16344 15219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.15% 31.57% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11141 10201 8877
Average daily rate £410 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £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 680 680 844
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 28 November 2014.

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 19 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 28 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 -88 12 £550 +37.50% 11
South East - 6 £428 - 2
London -31 5 £600 +50.00% 5
City of London +21 2 £600 +84.61% 4
North West +3 1 £280 -25.33%
Manchester -10 1 £280 -25.33%
Scotland - 1 £375 - 2
East of England - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
Birmingham - - - - 3
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Norwich - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 2
Plymouth - - - -
Devon - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 19 (52.78%) RDF
1 19 (52.78%) SPARQL
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Linked Data
4 13 (36.11%) Ontologies
5 12 (33.33%) XML
5 12 (33.33%) Life Science
6 11 (30.56%) W3C
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
7 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
8 9 (25.00%) XSLT
9 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) JUnit
9 7 (19.44%) XQuery
9 7 (19.44%) Publishing
10 6 (16.67%) Triplestore
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) Web Development
11 5 (13.89%) CMS
11 5 (13.89%) Java
12 4 (11.11%) SQL
12 4 (11.11%) .NET
12 4 (11.11%) XSD
12 4 (11.11%) Validation
12 4 (11.11%) GIS
12 4 (11.11%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (11.11%) CSS3
12 4 (11.11%) HTML5

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (13.89%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.67%) Triplestore
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) MarkLogic
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.56%) Spotfire
4 2 (5.56%) Text Mining
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (19.44%) Publishing
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Ontologist
3 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Web Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Scala Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Spatial Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 1 (2.78%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (2.78%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) XSLT
4 4 (11.11%) .NET
4 4 (11.11%) XSD
4 4 (11.11%) CSS3
4 4 (11.11%) HTML5
5 3 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) WSDL
5 3 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) Flash
6 2 (5.56%) Ajax
6 2 (5.56%) Underscore.js
6 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.78%) JPA
7 1 (2.78%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Linked Data
2 13 (36.11%) Ontologies
3 12 (33.33%) Life Science
4 11 (30.56%) W3C
5 4 (11.11%) GIS
6 3 (8.33%) Photography
7 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
7 2 (5.56%) Derivative
7 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (5.56%) Data Conversion
7 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.78%) Open Source
8 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) RDF
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Web Development
4 4 (11.11%) Validation
4 4 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) SEO
6 2 (5.56%) BPMN
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Information Management
6 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.78%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (2.78%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SPARQL
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) XQuery
3 5 (13.89%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Scala
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.78%) R
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CBAP
2 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Tableau
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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