Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 850 852
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 36 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.042% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 35
UK median daily rate £530 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.50% -15.79% +16.92%
10th Percentile £407 £337 £339
90th Percentile £673 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £365 £450
% change year-on-year +30.14% -18.89% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34549 35124 37370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.61% 33.14% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22925 23050 23744
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1204 1476
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.92 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +8.82% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.19% +10.53% +8.57%

Semantic Web
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Semantic Web in the UK

Semantic Web
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 Web within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +10 36 £530 +32.50% 3
London -9 24 £625 +47.06% 1
UK excluding London +27 12 £475 +30.14% 2
South East +11 9 £488 +8.33%
East Midlands - 2 £413 -
Midlands - 2 £413 -
South West -7 1 £388 +6.16%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 27 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (69.44%) Big Data
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (55.56%) Python
5 16 (44.44%) Scala
6 14 (38.89%) Machine Learning
6 14 (38.89%) Scrum
6 14 (38.89%) Apache Spark
7 13 (36.11%) Pair Programming
7 13 (36.11%) Linked Data
7 13 (36.11%) SPARQL
7 13 (36.11%) Kanban
8 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 12 (33.33%) REST
8 12 (33.33%) RDF
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (33.33%) Docker
9 11 (30.56%) Microservices
9 11 (30.56%) QA
10 10 (27.78%) Publishing
11 9 (25.00%) JSON
12 8 (22.22%) DevOps
12 8 (22.22%) TDD
12 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
13 7 (19.44%) Linux
13 7 (19.44%) Statistical Analysis
13 7 (19.44%) Natural Language Processing
13 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
13 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
13 7 (19.44%) Puppet

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 14 (38.89%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 27 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon S3
2 5 (13.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DSL
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) Big Data
2 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.89%) Sqoop
4 4 (11.11%) HBase
4 4 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) gulp
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) Gradle
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) JBehave
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) TestRail
General
1 10 (27.78%) Publishing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Data Scientist
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Scala Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Scala Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) AWS Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark Developer
8 3 (8.33%) AWS Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) REST
2 9 (25.00%) JSON
3 7 (19.44%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (16.67%) Kafka
4 6 (16.67%) RESTful
5 5 (13.89%) Akka
6 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 3 (8.33%) CSS3
7 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (8.33%) Node.js
7 3 (8.33%) Sass
8 2 (5.56%) React
9 1 (2.78%) JSON-LD
9 1 (2.78%) LESS
9 1 (2.78%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Linked Data
2 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
3 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Machine Learning
2 14 (38.89%) Scrum
3 13 (36.11%) Kanban
3 13 (36.11%) Pair Programming
4 12 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (33.33%) RDF
5 11 (30.56%) Microservices
6 8 (22.22%) DevOps
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.22%) TDD
7 7 (19.44%) Information Retrieval
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (19.44%) Random Forest
7 7 (19.44%) Sentiment Analysis
7 7 (19.44%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (19.44%) Statistical Learning
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Python
2 16 (44.44%) Scala
3 13 (36.11%) SPARQL
4 6 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.78%) Groovy
8 1 (2.78%) R
8 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Mesos
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Terraform
3 5 (13.89%) Graphite
3 5 (13.89%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (13.89%) Oozie
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) Siebel
3 1 (2.78%) VMware