The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 610 607 567
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 19 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.015% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.040% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 21
Median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £501
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
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19852 19809 18154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.79% 38.32% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13728 13553 11836
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 399 376
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
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 England

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

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

SPARQL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SPARQL Daily Rate Trend in England

SPARQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPARQL across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SPARQL Daily Rate Histogram in England

SPARQL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +17 18 £450 -14.28% 5
South East 0 1 £600 +77.77% 1
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SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for SPARQL.

1 30 (93.75%) RDF
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Java
4 18 (56.25%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) Big Data
6 15 (46.88%) Hadoop
7 14 (43.75%) HBase
8 13 (40.63%) Apache Spark
9 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
9 11 (34.38%) Release Management
9 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (34.38%) Reference Data
10 10 (31.25%) Scala
10 10 (31.25%) Ant
10 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
10 10 (31.25%) Apache
10 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
10 10 (31.25%) Functional Programming
11 9 (28.13%) HTTP
11 9 (28.13%) Web Services
11 9 (28.13%) XML
11 9 (28.13%) Scrum
11 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
12 8 (25.00%) REST
12 8 (25.00%) BDD
12 8 (25.00%) Data Quality
12 8 (25.00%) RESTful
12 8 (25.00%) TDD
12 8 (25.00%) Finance
12 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (40.63%) Apache Spark
2 10 (31.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) AMQP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) MQTT
3 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Big Data
2 15 (46.88%) Hadoop
3 14 (43.75%) HBase
4 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
5 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
5 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
7 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
8 4 (12.50%) Triplestore
9 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (9.38%) MarkLogic
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
10 2 (6.25%) MySQL
10 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
11 1 (3.13%) DB2
11 1 (3.13%) Mahout
11 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
11 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
11 1 (3.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Ant
2 5 (15.63%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Scala Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) C Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 8 (25.00%) REST
2 8 (25.00%) RESTful
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) JSON
4 5 (15.63%) JSON-LD
5 4 (12.50%) .NET
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) D3.js
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) Java EE
6 2 (6.25%) JMS
6 2 (6.25%) Kafka
6 2 (6.25%) Sass
6 2 (6.25%) Spring
6 2 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Reference Data
2 5 (15.63%) W3C
3 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Ontologies
4 2 (6.25%) Semantic Web
4 2 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) BBC
5 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.13%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.13%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) RDF
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Release Management
3 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Functional Programming
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 8 (25.00%) BDD
6 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Coaching
8 5 (15.63%) High Availability
9 4 (12.50%) Analytics
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) Line Management
10 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Scala
4 6 (18.75%) C
4 6 (18.75%) C++
5 5 (15.63%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) XPath
7 2 (6.25%) XQuery
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) R
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) MapR
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata
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