Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Semantic Layer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Semantic Layer over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Semantic Layer
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 856 906
Rank change year-on-year -4 +50 -34
Contract jobs citing Semantic Layer 17 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.075% 0.094% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 3
UK median daily rate £394 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +33.80% -21.11%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £348
90th Percentile £475 £525 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Semantic Layer is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22663 23301 26200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.95% 22.61% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15615 15416 17385
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 351 413
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -0.44% +9.22%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £58.00 £51.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +16.00%

Semantic Layer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Semantic Layer in the UK

Semantic Layer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Semantic Layer in the UK

Semantic Layer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Semantic Layer over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Semantic Layer in the UK

Semantic Layer
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 Semantic Layer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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 -11 15 £400 +23.08% 2
London -9 10 £400 -16.88% 2
UK excluding London +19 7 £350 -26.32%
South West - 4 £363 -
Scotland -10 2 £325 -34.18%
Midlands +8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Semantic Layer 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 Semantic Layer.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) ETL
4 6 (35.29%) Publishing
4 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Power BI
8 2 (11.76%) Tableau
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
9 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (5.88%) OpenUP
9 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.88%) R

Semantic Layer
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 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Power BI
3 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Publishing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Report Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) ETL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects Reports Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SysML Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) ETL
4 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
9 1 (5.88%) Informatics
9 1 (5.88%) Information Management
9 1 (5.88%) OpenUP
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.88%) Netezza
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Rockwell
2 1 (5.88%) Talend