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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 567 493 550
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +57
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 12 54 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.11% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.29% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 4
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£400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £428 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
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
19798 18646 18785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.31% 39.44% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13421 12196 11390
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £560 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 523 632
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -43 7 £400 +1.58% 4
South East - 2 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 3
North West - 1 £280 - 1
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SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (91.18%) RDF
2 23 (67.65%) Ontologies
3 22 (64.71%) Semantic Web
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (44.12%) Triplestore
6 13 (38.24%) Linked Data
6 13 (38.24%) Life Science
6 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
7 11 (32.35%) W3C
7 11 (32.35%) Java
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 7 (20.59%) XML
10 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.59%) CSS
10 7 (20.59%) Apache Jena
11 6 (17.65%) SOAP
11 6 (17.65%) XQuery
11 6 (17.65%) Publishing
11 6 (17.65%) REST
11 6 (17.65%) RESTful
11 6 (17.65%) JIRA
11 6 (17.65%) Maven
12 5 (14.71%) Degree
12 5 (14.71%) SNOMED CT
12 5 (14.71%) Open Source
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (14.71%) WSDL
12 5 (14.71%) JUnit
12 5 (14.71%) SQL

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Tornado
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Triplestore
2 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.71%) MySQL
4 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
4 4 (11.76%) Spotfire
4 4 (11.76%) Text Mining
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
1 6 (17.65%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) JUnit
3 4 (11.76%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (17.65%) Publishing
2 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
4 1 (2.94%) German Language
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Ontologist
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Data Scientist
6 3 (8.82%) Web Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) XML
3 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 7 (20.59%) Apache Jena
4 6 (17.65%) SOAP
4 6 (17.65%) REST
4 6 (17.65%) RESTful
5 5 (14.71%) WSDL
5 5 (14.71%) XSD
5 5 (14.71%) XSLT
5 5 (14.71%) J2SE
6 4 (11.76%) .NET
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) Ember.js
7 3 (8.82%) Ajax
8 2 (5.88%) Django
8 2 (5.88%) JAX-RS
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) Ontologies
2 22 (64.71%) Semantic Web
3 13 (38.24%) Linked Data
3 13 (38.24%) Life Science
4 11 (32.35%) W3C
5 5 (14.71%) Open Source
6 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (5.88%) Data Conversion
7 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Informatics
7 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.94%) Chemistry
8 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) RDF
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.76%) Validation
4 4 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) UML
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) BPMN
6 2 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) XQuery
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau
2 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.94%) Reuters
2 1 (2.94%) Symantec
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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