The first 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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 569 548 568
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 25 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 15
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£419 £414 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £323 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.52% -11.33%
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
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
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 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 599 792
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 £12.50 £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 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

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 31 July 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 14 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 31 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 -29 20 £450 +8.76% 4
South East +2 11 £501 +11.22%
London +9 8 £413 -1.78% 2
City of London +20 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Norwich - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - -

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (66.67%) RDF
2 27 (64.29%) SPARQL
3 17 (40.48%) W3C
4 16 (38.10%) HTML
4 16 (38.10%) CSS
4 16 (38.10%) Ontologies
5 15 (35.71%) Life Science
6 14 (33.33%) XML
6 14 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 13 (30.95%) Triplestore
7 13 (30.95%) XSLT
7 13 (30.95%) Publishing
8 12 (28.57%) Linked Data
9 11 (26.19%) Java
9 11 (26.19%) XQuery
10 10 (23.81%) JUnit
10 10 (23.81%) XSD
11 9 (21.43%) PowerDesigner
11 9 (21.43%) Validation
11 9 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
12 8 (19.05%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) Data Conversion
13 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (14.29%) TDD
14 6 (14.29%) Web Development
15 5 (11.90%) BPMN
15 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
15 5 (11.90%) CMS
15 5 (11.90%) JavaScript

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.90%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 13 (30.95%) Triplestore
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) HBase
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.38%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Text Mining
6 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.38%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JUnit
2 9 (21.43%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (30.95%) Publishing
2 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) French Language
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Ontologist
3 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Data Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Web Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Spatial Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) GIS Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) CSS Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) HTML
1 16 (38.10%) CSS
2 14 (33.33%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) XSLT
4 10 (23.81%) XSD
5 8 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) CSS3
7 3 (7.14%) J2EE
7 3 (7.14%) Web Services
8 2 (4.76%) Apache Jena
8 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.76%) Underscore.js
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.76%) JSP
8 2 (4.76%) SOAP
8 2 (4.76%) WSDL
8 2 (4.76%) Flash
8 2 (4.76%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) W3C
2 16 (38.10%) Ontologies
3 15 (35.71%) Life Science
4 12 (28.57%) Linked Data
5 7 (16.67%) Data Conversion
6 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
7 4 (9.52%) GIS
8 3 (7.14%) Photography
9 1 (2.38%) Informatics
9 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.38%) Open Source
9 1 (2.38%) Kindle
9 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) RDF
2 9 (21.43%) Validation
2 9 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
4 6 (14.29%) Web Development
5 5 (11.90%) Analytics
5 5 (11.90%) BPMN
5 5 (11.90%) UML
6 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) SEO
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) OO
8 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SPARQL
2 11 (26.19%) XQuery
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) R
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CBAP
2 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe
2 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.38%) Reuters
2 1 (2.38%) Symantec
2 1 (2.38%) Facebook
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) IBM