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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 599 624 587
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -37
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 29 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.019% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.050% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 20
Median daily rate £456 £463 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £501
% change year-on-year
- -32.56%
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
20232 20109 19074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.32% 38.57% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 13718 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 442 386
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 £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 29 £456 -8.75% 4
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SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (94.59%) RDF
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (62.16%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) Java
4 16 (43.24%) Web Services
5 15 (40.54%) HTTP
5 15 (40.54%) NoSQL
6 14 (37.84%) REST
6 14 (37.84%) Big Data
6 14 (37.84%) Scrum
7 13 (35.14%) Hadoop
8 12 (32.43%) RESTful
8 12 (32.43%) HBase
8 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
9 11 (29.73%) XML
9 11 (29.73%) Linux
9 11 (29.73%) Apache Spark
10 10 (27.03%) C
10 10 (27.03%) TDD
10 10 (27.03%) BDD
10 10 (27.03%) Release Management
10 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
10 10 (27.03%) Reference Data
11 9 (24.32%) Scala
11 9 (24.32%) Apache Hive
11 9 (24.32%) C++
11 9 (24.32%) W3C
12 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
12 8 (21.62%) Ant
12 8 (21.62%) Functional Programming

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 11 (29.73%) Apache Spark
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) AMQP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) MQTT
2 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) NoSQL
2 14 (37.84%) Big Data
3 13 (35.14%) Hadoop
4 12 (32.43%) HBase
5 9 (24.32%) Apache Hive
6 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
6 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
7 6 (16.22%) MySQL
8 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
8 5 (13.51%) Triplestore
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (5.41%) Neo4j
11 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
11 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.70%) Mahout
11 1 (2.70%) MarkLogic
11 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
11 1 (2.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Ant
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.92%) Publishing
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Scala Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.41%) XML Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) REST
3 12 (32.43%) RESTful
4 11 (29.73%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) HTML
6 6 (16.22%) JSON
7 5 (13.51%) JSON-LD
8 4 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (10.81%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) JMS
9 3 (8.11%) .NET
9 3 (8.11%) jQuery
9 3 (8.11%) Sass
9 3 (8.11%) XHTML
10 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.41%) D3.js
10 2 (5.41%) HTML5
10 2 (5.41%) Java EE
11 1 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Reference Data
2 9 (24.32%) W3C
3 4 (10.81%) Ontologies
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.11%) Taxonomies
5 2 (5.41%) Linked Data
5 2 (5.41%) Semantic Web
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) BBC
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.70%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) RDF
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
5 10 (27.03%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Release Management
5 10 (27.03%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Functional Programming
7 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (16.22%) Coaching
8 6 (16.22%) High Availability
9 3 (8.11%) Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) Business Transformation
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) C
4 9 (24.32%) C++
4 9 (24.32%) Scala
5 5 (13.51%) Python
6 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
7 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) R
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) XPath
8 1 (2.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
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