The first table below looks at the demand for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.034% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £281 -
% change year-on-year
+77.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1137 909 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.86% 38.07% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 461 616
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 140
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SPARQL
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SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPARQL across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SPARQL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SPARQL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SPARQL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing SPARQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SPARQL.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) SNOMED CT
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Jena
1 1 (100.00%) Triplestore
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing SPARQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SPARQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Triplestore
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SNOMED CT
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