The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 399 400 418
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 13 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.073% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.16% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 4
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£400 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.52% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SPARQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10061 10914 10501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 44.06% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7112 7735 7316
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 87 146
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPARQL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in London

SPARQL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SPARQL across the London region.

SPARQL Daily Rate Trend in London

SPARQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPARQL across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SPARQL Daily Rate Histogram in London

SPARQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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
City of London - - - - 1
SPARQL
England

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (92.86%) RDF
2 16 (57.14%) Semantic Web
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 12 (42.86%) XML
4 11 (39.29%) XQuery
4 11 (39.29%) Publishing
5 10 (35.71%) JUnit
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) XSD
5 10 (35.71%) XSLT
5 10 (35.71%) W3C
5 10 (35.71%) Ontologies
6 9 (32.14%) PowerDesigner
6 9 (32.14%) Validation
6 9 (32.14%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (25.00%) Data Conversion
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) REST
8 6 (21.43%) Linked Data
8 6 (21.43%) Triplestore
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 5 (17.86%) WSDL
10 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
10 4 (14.29%) CMS

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) Tornado
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Triplestore
2 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 4 (14.29%) Text Mining
2 4 (14.29%) Spotfire
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JUnit
2 9 (32.14%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (39.29%) Publishing
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modeller
3 4 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
1 12 (42.86%) XML
2 10 (35.71%) XSD
2 10 (35.71%) XSLT
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) REST
5 5 (17.86%) SOAP
5 5 (17.86%) WSDL
6 3 (10.71%) J2SE
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Jena
7 2 (7.14%) JAX-RS
7 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
7 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) Django
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Semantic Web
2 10 (35.71%) W3C
2 10 (35.71%) Ontologies
3 7 (25.00%) Data Conversion
4 6 (21.43%) Linked Data
5 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Life Science
7 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Informatics
7 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.14%) Taxonomies
8 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) RDF
2 9 (32.14%) Validation
2 9 (32.14%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) XQuery
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.57%) Reuters
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Tableau
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) IBM