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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Semantic Web
Rank 569 515 582
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +67
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 34 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.076% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.30% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 8
Average daily rate £450 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £330 £383
% change year-on-year
+51.66% -13.72%
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
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 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 21 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 31 £450 +20.00% 7
London -47 18 £425 +13.33% 2
South East -9 3 £501 -4.66% 1
City of London -18 2 - - 2
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Ipswich - - - -

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 41 (65.08%) HTML
2 39 (61.90%) CSS
3 38 (60.32%) RDF
4 35 (55.56%) XSLT
5 27 (42.86%) Publishing
5 27 (42.86%) XML
6 26 (41.27%) XQuery
7 24 (38.10%) SPARQL
8 22 (34.92%) .NET
9 21 (33.33%) W3C
10 19 (30.16%) Java
10 19 (30.16%) TDD
11 18 (28.57%) Degree
12 17 (26.98%) Knowledge Management
12 17 (26.98%) XSD
13 16 (25.40%) CMS
13 16 (25.40%) Data Conversion
14 15 (23.81%) jQuery
15 14 (22.22%) Python
16 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
16 13 (20.63%) PowerDesigner
17 12 (19.05%) Web Development
17 12 (19.05%) MarkLogic
18 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
18 11 (17.46%) MVC
18 11 (17.46%) J2EE
19 10 (15.87%) JSP
19 10 (15.87%) Web Services
19 10 (15.87%) Spring
19 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC

Semantic Web
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (25.40%) CMS
2 9 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) XMetaL
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) MarkLogic
2 10 (15.87%) Triplestore
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.29%) MySQL
4 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.17%) HBase
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) PowerDesigner
2 7 (11.11%) JUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.76%) JSUnit
General
1 27 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Developer
2 28 (44.44%) Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 7 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) XML Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Web Architect
9 2 (3.17%) GIS Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Designer
9 2 (3.17%) Web Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Data Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) HTML
2 39 (61.90%) CSS
3 35 (55.56%) XSLT
4 27 (42.86%) XML
5 22 (34.92%) .NET
6 17 (26.98%) XSD
7 15 (23.81%) jQuery
8 11 (17.46%) J2EE
9 10 (15.87%) JSP
9 10 (15.87%) Web Services
9 10 (15.87%) Spring
9 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
9 10 (15.87%) RESTful
10 9 (14.29%) JSTL
10 9 (14.29%) Struts
10 9 (14.29%) JMS
11 8 (12.70%) HTML5
11 8 (12.70%) CSS3
12 7 (11.11%) Apache Jena
13 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) W3C
2 16 (25.40%) Data Conversion
3 8 (12.70%) Ontologies
4 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.76%) Life Science
5 3 (4.76%) Linked Data
6 2 (3.17%) Kindle
6 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.17%) Photography
6 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.17%) GIS
7 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) RDF
2 19 (30.16%) TDD
3 17 (26.98%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (19.05%) Web Development
5 11 (17.46%) MVC
6 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) SEO
8 7 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (11.11%) Validation
9 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.35%) Project Management
11 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Content Management
11 3 (4.76%) Customer Insight
11 3 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) XQuery
2 24 (38.10%) SPARQL
3 19 (30.16%) Java
4 14 (22.22%) Python
5 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (6.35%) Ruby
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.76%) ActionScript
8 3 (4.76%) VBA
8 3 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.17%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PhD
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Facebook
3 3 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (1.59%) Mercator
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
4 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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