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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Semantic Web
Rank 585 568 538
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -30
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 24 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 15
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£450 £406 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +25.00%
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
17249 16891 16442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.43% 31.92% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 10362 9696
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 640 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 9 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 6 July 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 -7 24 £450 +5.88% 34
London +7 12 £525 +25.37% 25
South East -8 12 £423 -15.48% 7
Oxfordshire - 10 £423 - 7
Oxford - 6 £438 - 7
City of London -1 3 £495 - 21
Berkshire -3 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Kidlington - 1 - -

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) RDF
4 13 (36.11%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) Triplestore
5 12 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (33.33%) SPARQL
5 12 (33.33%) Big Data
6 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.78%) Redis
7 10 (27.78%) Apache Jena
8 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (25.00%) Node.js
8 9 (25.00%) PHP
8 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (25.00%) Maven
9 8 (22.22%) Spring
9 8 (22.22%) JSON
9 8 (22.22%) Linked Data
9 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.22%) Docker
9 8 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (19.44%) Publishing
10 7 (19.44%) XML
10 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (16.67%) Lucene
11 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (16.67%) JAX-RS

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (25.00%) Node.js
2 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Triplestore
2 12 (33.33%) Big Data
3 10 (27.78%) Redis
4 5 (13.89%) MarkLogic
4 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.56%) MySQL
6 2 (5.56%) Mahout
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.00%) Maven
3 5 (13.89%) JUnit
4 4 (11.11%) Mockito
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) Grunt
General
1 7 (19.44%) Publishing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Apache Jena
2 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (22.22%) Spring
3 8 (22.22%) JSON
4 7 (19.44%) XML
5 6 (16.67%) JAX-RS
5 6 (16.67%) Lucene
6 5 (13.89%) JDBC
6 5 (13.89%) Servlets
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) JAXB
7 4 (11.11%) JSR 170
7 4 (11.11%) Sass
8 3 (8.33%) Guice
8 3 (8.33%) XSLT
8 3 (8.33%) HTML
8 3 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (5.56%) Flash
9 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Linked Data
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (8.33%) Statistics
5 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) RDF
3 12 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) CRM
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 4 (11.11%) Content Management
9 3 (8.33%) TDD
9 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.56%) SEO
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (5.56%) SDLC
10 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.78%) Target Operating Model
11 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SPARQL
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Mercator
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian