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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Semantic Web
UK
Rank 589 612 610
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2  
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 10 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.098% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 8
Median daily rate £385 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.94% +48.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £328
% change year-on-year -13.63% +67.93%  
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 14330 16380 15830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 31.01% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9234 10679 9585
Median daily rate £443 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 554 655
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 23 March 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 23 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
England +29 10 £385 -18.94% 6
South East +18 6 £475 -13.63%
Oxford -1 6 £475 -13.63%
Oxfordshire -5 6 £475 -13.63%
London +13 4 £370 -22.10% 5

Semantic Web
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SPARQL
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) RDF
2 7 (53.85%) Big Data
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Publishing
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Linked Data
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) JSON-LD
5 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
5 3 (23.08%) SNMP
5 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking

Semantic Web
Top Related 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 3 (23.08%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Publishing
2 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Semantic Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Semantic Web Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) JSON-LD
3 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) SAML
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Linked Data
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 3 (23.08%) W3C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) RDF
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) Informatics
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) PLM
5 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
5 3 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SPARQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Shibboleth
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Mesos
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds