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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 576 534 543
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 16 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.070% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 12
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£550 £375 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
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 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 20 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 24 December 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 -49 15 £550 +46.66% 3
London -8 7 £600 +54.83% 2
South East - 6 £428 - 1
City of London 0 3 £600 +84.61% 2
North West -9 2 £294 -21.66%
Manchester -11 2 £294 -21.66%
Scotland - 1 £375 -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - -
Devon - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (57.69%) RDF
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) SPARQL
3 11 (42.31%) XML
3 11 (42.31%) Linked Data
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 9 (34.62%) W3C
5 9 (34.62%) Ontologies
6 8 (30.77%) Life Science
6 8 (30.77%) XSLT
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
8 6 (23.08%) Web Development
8 6 (23.08%) XQuery
8 6 (23.08%) Publishing
9 5 (19.23%) CMS
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) JUnit
10 4 (15.38%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 4 (15.38%) Scala
10 4 (15.38%) CSS3
11 3 (11.54%) MarkLogic
11 3 (11.54%) Triplestore
11 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (11.54%) QA

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (19.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) MarkLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Triplestore
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) Text Mining
3 2 (7.69%) Spotfire
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
General
1 6 (23.08%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Ontologist
3 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Data Scientist
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) XML
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 4 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 2 (7.69%) Underscore.js
5 2 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) XSD
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) Flash
5 2 (7.69%) XHTML
5 2 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Linked Data
2 9 (34.62%) Ontologies
2 9 (34.62%) W3C
3 8 (30.77%) Life Science
4 2 (7.69%) Data Conversion
4 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.69%) Derivative
4 2 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (3.85%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) RDF
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) SEO
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
5 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SPARQL
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) XQuery
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) Scala
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
7 2 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (3.85%) R
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau