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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 589 638 592
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -46
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 37 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.025% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.064% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 13
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £515 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £334 £501
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -33.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SPARQL
UK

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
20173 20277 19322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.47% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13974 13953 12605
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 480 385
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +30 35 £456 +1.38% 5
South East +21 2 £450 +33.33%
SPARQL
UK

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 47 (97.92%) RDF
2 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (58.33%) SQL
3 28 (58.33%) Web Services
4 25 (52.08%) HTTP
4 25 (52.08%) REST
5 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
6 21 (43.75%) Scrum
7 20 (41.67%) XML
8 19 (39.58%) Java
8 19 (39.58%) RESTful
9 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
10 14 (29.17%) C
10 14 (29.17%) Linux
11 13 (27.08%) C++
11 13 (27.08%) TDD
12 12 (25.00%) JSON
12 12 (25.00%) BDD
13 11 (22.92%) W3C
13 11 (22.92%) Ontologies
13 11 (22.92%) Triplestore
14 10 (20.83%) Big Data
14 10 (20.83%) HTML
15 9 (18.75%) JUnit
15 9 (18.75%) MySQL
15 9 (18.75%) Publishing
15 9 (18.75%) Maven
15 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (18.75%) Linked Data
16 8 (16.67%) High Availability

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 7 (14.58%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) AMQP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) MQTT
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
2 11 (22.92%) Triplestore
3 10 (20.83%) Big Data
4 9 (18.75%) MySQL
5 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 7 (14.58%) HBase
6 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
7 6 (12.50%) Apache Hive
8 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
10 3 (6.25%) MarkLogic
11 2 (4.17%) CouchDB
12 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (2.08%) Mahout
12 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
12 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
12 1 (2.08%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JUnit
1 9 (18.75%) Maven
2 5 (10.42%) Ant
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Mercurial
2 5 (10.42%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) GoCD
3 3 (6.25%) Mockito
3 3 (6.25%) Wercker
General
1 9 (18.75%) Publishing
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Python Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Semantic Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Web Architect
9 2 (4.17%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) Web Services
2 25 (52.08%) REST
3 20 (41.67%) XML
4 19 (39.58%) RESTful
5 12 (25.00%) JSON
6 10 (20.83%) HTML
7 8 (16.67%) CSS
8 7 (14.58%) JSON-LD
9 5 (10.42%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (10.42%) JMS
10 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.25%) .NET
11 3 (6.25%) JAX-RS
11 3 (6.25%) jQuery
11 3 (6.25%) Sass
11 3 (6.25%) Servlets
11 3 (6.25%) XHTML
12 2 (4.17%) Spring
12 2 (4.17%) XSLT
13 1 (2.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Ontologies
1 11 (22.92%) W3C
2 9 (18.75%) Linked Data
3 6 (12.50%) Reference Data
4 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 4 (8.33%) Semantic Web
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Taxonomies
6 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.17%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.08%) BBC
7 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.08%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
7 1 (2.08%) Smart Home
7 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) RDF
2 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) Scrum
4 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
5 13 (27.08%) TDD
6 12 (25.00%) BDD
7 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 8 (16.67%) High Availability
9 7 (14.58%) Coaching
10 6 (12.50%) Release Management
10 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Functional Programming
12 4 (8.33%) Analytics
12 4 (8.33%) Data Architecture
12 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.33%) Web Development
13 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.25%) Information Architecture
13 3 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) C
4 13 (27.08%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (12.50%) Objective-C
7 5 (10.42%) Scala
8 3 (6.25%) ANSI C
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.25%) XPath
8 3 (6.25%) XQuery
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.08%) R
10 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Dublin Core
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) Consul
1 1 (2.08%) Packer
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Tableau