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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Semantic Web
Rank 588 536 498
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -38
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 11 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.065% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 33
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£360 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £345 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £501 £365
% change year-on-year
-34.56% +37.12%
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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 17 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 27 March 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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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 -29 11 £360 -20.00% 12
London -9 8 £385 -9.41% 7
South East -30 3 £328 -34.56% 2
City of London +15 1 £245 - 2
North West - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Norwich - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) XML
3 12 (42.86%) RDF
4 11 (39.29%) Linked Data
5 9 (32.14%) SPARQL
5 9 (32.14%) XSLT
6 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 7 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.00%) Publishing
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) Web Development
8 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
9 5 (17.86%) CSS3
9 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) CMS
9 5 (17.86%) XQuery
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%) ActionScript
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) JUnit
10 4 (14.29%) SEO
10 4 (14.29%) Ontologies
10 4 (14.29%) Spring
10 4 (14.29%) MarkLogic

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (17.86%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) MarkLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Triplestore
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Scala Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Ontologist
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) XML
2 9 (32.14%) XSLT
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 5 (17.86%) CSS3
5 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 4 (14.29%) Underscore.js
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) Flash
5 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Jena
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) JSR 170
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Linked Data
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Ontologies
4 3 (10.71%) Statistics
4 3 (10.71%) W3C
4 3 (10.71%) Life Science
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 2 (7.14%) Derivative
5 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.57%) NHS
6 1 (3.57%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) RDF
3 7 (25.00%) Web Development
3 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) SEO
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SPARQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) XQuery
4 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 4 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Scala
4 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 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 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Mercator
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