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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPARQL
UK / England
Rank 568 590 563
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 2 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.009% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.012% 0.022% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 15
Median daily rate £513 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £334 £325
% change year-on-year
- +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16794 18197 17274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.43% 39.10% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11585 12400 11783
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 484 379
Median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +7 1 £513 -6.81% 6
South West - 1 - -
SPARQL
UK

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 50 (98.04%) RDF
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (60.78%) Web Services
4 29 (56.86%) HTTP
5 27 (52.94%) REST
6 26 (50.98%) SQL
7 25 (49.02%) XML
8 23 (45.10%) RESTful
8 23 (45.10%) NoSQL
9 22 (43.14%) Scrum
10 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
11 19 (37.25%) Java
12 18 (35.29%) C
13 17 (33.33%) HTML
13 17 (33.33%) JSON
14 15 (29.41%) Linux
15 14 (27.45%) TDD
15 14 (27.45%) Linked Data
16 13 (25.49%) Triplestore
17 12 (23.53%) Ontologies
17 12 (23.53%) BDD
17 12 (23.53%) JUnit
17 12 (23.53%) Publishing
18 11 (21.57%) W3C
18 11 (21.57%) CSS
19 10 (19.61%) C++
19 10 (19.61%) Maven
19 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
20 9 (17.65%) Coaching
20 9 (17.65%) JSON-LD

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 3 (5.88%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.88%) CMS
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) NoSQL
2 13 (25.49%) Triplestore
3 9 (17.65%) MySQL
4 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
5 7 (13.73%) MarkLogic
6 6 (11.76%) Big Data
7 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
8 4 (7.84%) HBase
9 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
9 3 (5.88%) CouchDB
10 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.96%) OLAP
11 1 (1.96%) OLTP
11 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) JUnit
2 10 (19.61%) Maven
3 6 (11.76%) GoCD
3 6 (11.76%) Mockito
3 6 (11.76%) Wercker
4 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) Mercurial
4 5 (9.80%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) ERwin
5 1 (1.96%) MagicDraw
General
1 12 (23.53%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) AWS Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.92%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Semantic Web Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Web Architect
9 2 (3.92%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) Web Services
2 27 (52.94%) REST
3 25 (49.02%) XML
4 23 (45.10%) RESTful
5 17 (33.33%) HTML
5 17 (33.33%) JSON
6 11 (21.57%) CSS
7 9 (17.65%) JSON-LD
8 6 (11.76%) JAX-RS
8 6 (11.76%) Servlets
9 5 (9.80%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.80%) JMS
9 5 (9.80%) Redux
10 4 (7.84%) .NET
10 4 (7.84%) jQuery
11 3 (5.88%) SAML
11 3 (5.88%) Spring
11 3 (5.88%) XHTML
11 3 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Linked Data
2 12 (23.53%) Ontologies
3 11 (21.57%) W3C
4 6 (11.76%) Digital Media
5 5 (9.80%) Semantic Web
6 4 (7.84%) Taxonomies
7 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.88%) Reference Data
8 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
8 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.96%) BBC
9 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) RDF
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) Scrum
4 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
5 14 (27.45%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) BDD
7 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (17.65%) Coaching
8 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 8 (15.69%) High Availability
10 6 (11.76%) API Development
10 6 (11.76%) API Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (11.76%) Microservices
11 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
11 5 (9.80%) Web Development
12 4 (7.84%) Content Management
12 4 (7.84%) Information Architecture
12 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
13 3 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) Java
3 18 (35.29%) C
4 10 (19.61%) C++
5 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 6 (11.76%) Python
5 6 (11.76%) XPath
5 6 (11.76%) XQuery
6 3 (5.88%) ANSI C
6 3 (5.88%) Scala
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Dublin Core
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Ansible
1 4 (7.84%) Consul
1 4 (7.84%) Packer
1 4 (7.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Informatica
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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