The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Ontologies skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ontologies over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ontology
England / South East
Rank 242 263 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing Ontologies 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.011% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £455 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £465 £330
% change year-on-year - +40.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Ontologies is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6398 7492 7766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.26% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3690 4606 4268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 277
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Ontologies
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Ontologies as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Ontologies in the South East

Ontologies
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ontologies in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ontologies in the South East

Ontologies
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ontologies within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 3 £455 -
Ontologies
England

Ontologies
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ontologies also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ontologies.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
1 5 (100.00%) Life Science
2 3 (60.00%) Linked Data

Ontologies
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Life Science
2 3 (60.00%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
1 5 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management