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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 577 570 555
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 4 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.032% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.022% 0.085% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 15
Average daily rate £588 £323 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.17% -22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £338
% change year-on-year
- -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
17933 17670 17036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.97% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 11854 10829
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 402 462
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4 £588 +83.59% 3
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SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) Apache Jena
4 10 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 10 (55.56%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Ontologies
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) QA
5 9 (50.00%) Web Development
5 9 (50.00%) Spring
5 9 (50.00%) CSS
5 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (50.00%) RESTful
5 9 (50.00%) Open Source
5 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 9 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (44.44%) Vaadin
6 8 (44.44%) D3.js
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
6 8 (44.44%) JProfiler
6 8 (44.44%) HTML5
6 8 (44.44%) Hudson
6 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
6 8 (44.44%) RDF
6 8 (44.44%) JUnit
6 8 (44.44%) SOAP

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
4 4 (22.22%) Big Data
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) Triplestore
5 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 3 (16.67%) HBase
5 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
6 1 (5.56%) MarkLogic
6 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 8 (44.44%) Hudson
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 8 (44.44%) JProfiler
1 8 (44.44%) JUnit
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) FishEye
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Java Developer
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (44.44%) UI Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Apache Jena
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) jQuery
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) RESTful
3 9 (50.00%) Spring
4 8 (44.44%) Ajax
4 8 (44.44%) D3.js
4 8 (44.44%) GWT
4 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) Vaadin
5 5 (27.78%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) Lucene
7 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Ontologies
2 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 8 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 3 (16.67%) Linked Data
3 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (50.00%) Open Source
2 9 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (50.00%) Web Development
3 8 (44.44%) RDF
4 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
6 1 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Sonatype
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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