The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 162 212 203
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -9
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.034% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.076% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £338 £501
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -32.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SPARQL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1673 2644 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.78% 44.74% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 2176 1918
Median daily rate £475 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.23 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.35% -18.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SPARQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SPARQL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SPARQL across the City of London region.

SPARQL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SPARQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SPARQL.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) RDF
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) HBase
4 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (25.00%) D3.js
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) JSON-LD
4 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) PLM
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (25.00%) Apache Qpid
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JSON-LD
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) RDF
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) PLM
4 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau