The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPARQL
England / London
Rank 396 411 408
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.005% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.011% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £550 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +71.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £550 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8848 8866 8995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 42.95% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6594 6576 6748
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 72 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SPARQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
City of London - 1 £413 -
SPARQL
England

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SPARQL.

1 49 (98.00%) RDF
2 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (64.00%) HTTP
3 32 (64.00%) Web Services
4 30 (60.00%) REST
5 27 (54.00%) SQL
6 26 (52.00%) NoSQL
7 25 (50.00%) RESTful
7 25 (50.00%) Scrum
8 23 (46.00%) XML
8 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
9 21 (42.00%) C
10 17 (34.00%) HTML
10 17 (34.00%) Linux
11 16 (32.00%) Java
12 15 (30.00%) TDD
12 15 (30.00%) JSON
13 14 (28.00%) Triplestore
14 13 (26.00%) C++
14 13 (26.00%) JUnit
14 13 (26.00%) BDD
15 12 (24.00%) Publishing
15 12 (24.00%) Linked Data
15 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (22.00%) CSS
16 11 (22.00%) W3C
17 10 (20.00%) MySQL
17 10 (20.00%) Ontologies
17 10 (20.00%) Maven
18 9 (18.00%) High Availability

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (6.00%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (6.00%) CMS
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (28.00%) Triplestore
3 10 (20.00%) MySQL
4 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (14.00%) MarkLogic
6 5 (10.00%) Big Data
7 3 (6.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.00%) HBase
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) JUnit
2 10 (20.00%) Maven
3 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) GoCD
3 6 (12.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (12.00%) Mockito
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
3 6 (12.00%) Wercker
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 12 (24.00%) Publishing
2 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Data Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 5 (10.00%) C Developer
6 5 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C/C++ Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Web Architect
7 2 (4.00%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (64.00%) Web Services
2 30 (60.00%) REST
3 25 (50.00%) RESTful
4 23 (46.00%) XML
5 17 (34.00%) HTML
6 15 (30.00%) JSON
7 11 (22.00%) CSS
8 9 (18.00%) JSON-LD
9 6 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (12.00%) JAX-RS
9 6 (12.00%) JMS
9 6 (12.00%) Servlets
10 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.00%) Redux
11 4 (8.00%) .NET
11 4 (8.00%) jQuery
12 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (6.00%) Spring
12 3 (6.00%) XHTML
12 3 (6.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Linked Data
2 11 (22.00%) W3C
3 10 (20.00%) Ontologies
4 6 (12.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.00%) Semantic Web
5 3 (6.00%) Taxonomies
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.00%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.00%) BBC
7 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) RDF
2 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (50.00%) Scrum
4 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (30.00%) TDD
6 13 (26.00%) BDD
7 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (18.00%) Coaching
8 9 (18.00%) High Availability
9 6 (12.00%) API Development
9 6 (12.00%) API Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.00%) Microservices
10 4 (8.00%) Content Management
10 4 (8.00%) Data Architecture
10 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.00%) Analytics
11 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) C
3 16 (32.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) C++
5 8 (16.00%) Objective-C
6 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.00%) XPath
6 6 (12.00%) XQuery
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) ANSI C
9 2 (4.00%) Scala
9 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Ansible
1 4 (8.00%) Consul
1 4 (8.00%) Packer
1 4 (8.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Tableau