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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+47.28% -28.33%
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
1210 897 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.57% 38.90% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 496 664
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 74 127
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.40 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £25.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £47.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SPARQL
England

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 20 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) XMetaL
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) MarkLogic

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) XMetaL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MarkLogic
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBA