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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 602 542 583
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +41
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 10 44 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.083% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 14
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£425 £360 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+43.00% -6.66%
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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 15 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 19 September 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 -42 9 £463 +26.78% 9
London -14 4 £406 +12.06% 6
South East - 4 £525 - 1
Bristol -13 1 - -
South West -44 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (74.19%) RDF
1 23 (74.19%) SPARQL
2 14 (45.16%) Ontologies
3 13 (41.94%) Life Science
4 12 (38.71%) W3C
5 11 (35.48%) Linked Data
6 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
7 9 (29.03%) Triplestore
7 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 9 (29.03%) XML
7 9 (29.03%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) Publishing
9 7 (22.58%) XQuery
9 7 (22.58%) XSD
9 7 (22.58%) XSLT
9 7 (22.58%) JUnit
10 6 (19.35%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (19.35%) Validation
10 6 (19.35%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 4 (12.90%) Java
12 4 (12.90%) SOAP
12 4 (12.90%) WSDL
12 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (12.90%) GIS
12 4 (12.90%) Data Conversion
12 4 (12.90%) REST

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
2 9 (29.03%) Triplestore
3 3 (9.68%) Spotfire
3 3 (9.68%) Text Mining
3 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JUnit
2 6 (19.35%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (22.58%) Publishing
2 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
1 8 (25.81%) Ontologist
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Spatial Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Scientist
4 3 (9.68%) Web Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
1 9 (29.03%) XML
1 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) XSD
2 7 (22.58%) XSLT
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) SOAP
4 4 (12.90%) WSDL
4 4 (12.90%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Jena
7 1 (3.23%) JAX-WS
7 1 (3.23%) JPA
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) Java EE
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Ontologies
2 13 (41.94%) Life Science
3 12 (38.71%) W3C
4 11 (35.48%) Linked Data
5 4 (12.90%) GIS
5 4 (12.90%) Data Conversion
6 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Photography
7 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
7 1 (3.23%) Informatics
7 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) RDF
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Validation
3 6 (19.35%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) BPMN
5 3 (9.68%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) Information Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SPARQL
2 7 (22.58%) XQuery
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) R
7 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CBAP
2 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Tableau
2 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.23%) Reuters
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM