The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 146 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.033% 0.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.080% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1255 946 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.85% 39.95% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 487 637
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 73 123
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 22 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) SNOMED CT
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Jena
1 2 (100.00%) Triplestore
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Triplestore
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Jena
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SNOMED CT