The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 537 532 497
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 19 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.037% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.098% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 4
Average daily rate
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£328 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £361
% change year-on-year
-2.96% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
18099 17328 15473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.91% 37.49% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11952 11025 9641
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 450 605
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPARQL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 12 £348 -18.23% 1
South East - 1 £450 - 2
SPARQL
UK

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (79.31%) RDF
2 17 (58.62%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) NoSQL
4 14 (48.28%) Triplestore
4 14 (48.28%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) CSS
5 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
6 12 (41.38%) RESTful
6 12 (41.38%) Ontologies
7 11 (37.93%) Apache Jena
8 10 (34.48%) Spring
8 10 (34.48%) jQuery
9 9 (31.03%) Semantic Web
9 9 (31.03%) HTML5
9 9 (31.03%) Linked Data
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (27.59%) C#
10 8 (27.59%) .NET
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) MVC
11 7 (24.14%) Ajax
11 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
12 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
12 6 (20.69%) Web Development
12 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
12 6 (20.69%) Subversion
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 5 (17.24%) SOAP

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) NoSQL
2 14 (48.28%) Triplestore
3 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data
5 2 (6.90%) OrientDB
6 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
3 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 4 (13.79%) JProfiler
3 4 (13.79%) Hudson
4 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Ant
General
1 4 (13.79%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Ontologist
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
1 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 12 (41.38%) RESTful
3 11 (37.93%) Apache Jena
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) Spring
5 9 (31.03%) HTML5
6 8 (27.59%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) Ajax
8 5 (17.24%) XML
8 5 (17.24%) SOAP
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
9 4 (13.79%) XHTML
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
9 4 (13.79%) GWT
9 4 (13.79%) CSS3
9 4 (13.79%) D3.js
9 4 (13.79%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Ontologies
2 9 (31.03%) Semantic Web
2 9 (31.03%) Linked Data
3 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
3 5 (17.24%) Chemistry
3 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 3 (10.34%) W3C
5 3 (10.34%) Life Science
6 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.45%) NHS
7 1 (3.45%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) RDF
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 6 (20.69%) Web Development
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.34%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Web Design
9 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
10 1 (3.45%) User Stories
10 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) Content Management
10 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) TypeScript
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) XQuery
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft