Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Ontologies skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ontologies over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Ontology
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 891 858
Rank change year-on-year +76 -33 -19
Contract jobs citing Ontologies 27 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.011% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 10
UK median daily rate £625 £725 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +45.00% -0.10%
10th Percentile £454 £438 £315
90th Percentile £783 £953 £684
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80768 91869 90936
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.22% 83.49% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52960 60573 57501
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2076 2216 2561
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.61 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.65%

Ontologies
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ontologies as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ontologies in the UK

Ontologies
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ontologies in the UK

Ontologies
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ontologies over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ontologies in the UK

Ontologies
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ontologies within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 24 £644 -11.21% 2
London +32 18 £650 -10.34% 1
UK excluding London +57 8 £488 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £638 -
Midlands - 3 £638 -
Scotland - 3 £500 -
South East +33 2 £455 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 with a requirement for Ontologies.

1 12 (44.44%) Banking
1 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 11 (40.74%) Machine Learning
2 11 (40.74%) Taxonomies
3 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
3 10 (37.04%) Natural Language Processing
4 9 (33.33%) Big Data
4 9 (33.33%) SPARQL
4 9 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) IBM
6 7 (25.93%) SAS
6 7 (25.93%) Apache
6 7 (25.93%) Data Management
6 7 (25.93%) Content Management
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (22.22%) Information Retrieval
8 5 (18.52%) Coaching
8 5 (18.52%) Semantic Search
8 5 (18.52%) Cognitive Computing
8 5 (18.52%) Apache Solr
8 5 (18.52%) Big Data Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (18.52%) SPSS
8 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
8 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (18.52%) Lucene

Ontologies
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) SAS
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Solr
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SPSS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 9 (33.33%) Big Data
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.81%) Mahout
5 2 (7.41%) OLAP
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (44.44%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Data Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Lead Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Payments Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (18.52%) Lucene
3 4 (14.81%) MLlib
3 4 (14.81%) UIMA
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Taxonomies
2 5 (18.52%) Tandem
3 4 (14.81%) Equities
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.41%) Life Science
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Linked Data
5 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Machine Learning
2 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Content Management
3 7 (25.93%) Data Management
4 6 (22.22%) Information Retrieval
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Coaching
5 5 (18.52%) Cognitive Computing
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Semantic Search
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Information Management
6 4 (14.81%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SPARQL
2 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
3 4 (14.81%) R
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) MiFID
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 20022
3 2 (7.41%) GDPR
4 1 (3.70%) Basel III
4 1 (3.70%) CRD IV
4 1 (3.70%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 3 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) Google