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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 561 535 532
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 18 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.034% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.090% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 1
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£325 £415 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 -
% change year-on-year
-17.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +5 6 £546 +30.05% 1
North West - 4 £311 -
South East - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
SPARQL
UK

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 27 (84.38%) RDF
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Ontologies
3 14 (43.75%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) Semantic Web
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
5 12 (37.50%) Triplestore
6 11 (34.38%) RESTful
6 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
6 11 (34.38%) Linked Data
7 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
8 9 (28.13%) W3C
8 9 (28.13%) Life Science
8 9 (28.13%) Apache Jena
9 7 (21.88%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) SOAP
10 6 (18.75%) TDD
10 6 (18.75%) Web Development
10 6 (18.75%) HTML5
11 5 (15.63%) Open Source
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
11 5 (15.63%) Ajax
11 5 (15.63%) Spring
11 5 (15.63%) Maven
11 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 5 (15.63%) XQuery
11 5 (15.63%) .NET

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.25%) Tornado
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Triplestore
2 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.38%) Spotfire
4 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.38%) Text Mining
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) OrientDB
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Maven
2 4 (12.50%) JUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) JProfiler
4 2 (6.25%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 4 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Ontologist
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Scientist
5 2 (6.25%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) RESTful
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) Apache Jena
5 7 (21.88%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) XSLT
7 5 (15.63%) Spring
7 5 (15.63%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) XHTML
8 4 (12.50%) REST
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 3 (9.38%) Ember.js
9 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 3 (9.38%) WSDL
9 3 (9.38%) J2SE
10 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Ontologies
2 14 (43.75%) Semantic Web
3 11 (34.38%) Linked Data
4 9 (28.13%) Life Science
4 9 (28.13%) W3C
5 5 (15.63%) Open Source
6 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
7 3 (9.38%) Chemistry
7 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
8 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 2 (6.25%) Data Conversion
8 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Kindle
9 1 (3.13%) NHS
9 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) RDF
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.25%) Microservices
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) XQuery
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) R
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
1 3 (9.38%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau