The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Semantic Web over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Web
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 623 624
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1  
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 5 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 19
Median daily rate £425 £421 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% -6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £424
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Semantic Web is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Semantic Web
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Semantic Web as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Semantic Web in the UK

Semantic Web
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Semantic Web in the UK

Semantic Web
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Semantic Web over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Semantic Web in the UK

Semantic Web
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Semantic Web within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +34 5 £425 +0.89% 5
London +6 4 £456 +7.35% 5
South East +29 1 £425 -22.72%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £425 -15.00%
Kidlington - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Semantic Web 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 Web.

1 9 (60.00%) Big Data
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Publishing
3 6 (40.00%) SPARQL
3 6 (40.00%) RDF
4 5 (33.33%) Linked Data
5 4 (26.67%) Confluence
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Informatics
6 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Scala
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development

Semantic Web
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 4 (26.67%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (6.67%) MarkLogic
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Publishing
2 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) XML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Linked Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) RDF
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (20.00%) Informatics
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SPARQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Cypher
6 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Mesos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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