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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 406 428 433
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 37 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.030% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.069% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 8
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £415 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £535 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £334 £501
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -33.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
10251 10150 10069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.88% 43.30% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7653 7586 7269
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 61
Median hourly rate £30.94 £29.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
City of London +24 3 £388 -13.88% 2
SPARQL
England

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for SPARQL.

1 46 (97.87%) RDF
2 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (59.57%) SQL
4 26 (55.32%) Web Services
5 25 (53.19%) HTTP
5 25 (53.19%) REST
6 22 (46.81%) NoSQL
7 21 (44.68%) Scrum
8 20 (42.55%) RESTful
9 19 (40.43%) XML
10 18 (38.30%) Java
11 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
12 14 (29.79%) C
12 14 (29.79%) Linux
12 14 (29.79%) TDD
13 12 (25.53%) C++
13 12 (25.53%) BDD
13 12 (25.53%) Triplestore
14 11 (23.40%) Maven
14 11 (23.40%) JSON
14 11 (23.40%) HTML
14 11 (23.40%) JUnit
15 10 (21.28%) W3C
16 9 (19.15%) Publishing
16 9 (19.15%) CSS
16 9 (19.15%) MySQL
16 9 (19.15%) Ontologies
16 9 (19.15%) Big Data
16 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
17 8 (17.02%) Linked Data

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 7 (14.89%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) NoSQL
2 12 (25.53%) Triplestore
3 9 (19.15%) Big Data
3 9 (19.15%) MySQL
4 8 (17.02%) Hadoop
5 7 (14.89%) HBase
5 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
6 6 (12.77%) Apache Hive
7 5 (10.64%) MarkLogic
7 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
7 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.26%) CouchDB
10 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.13%) Mahout
10 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
10 1 (2.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) JUnit
1 11 (23.40%) Maven
2 5 (10.64%) Ant
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) GoCD
2 5 (10.64%) Mercurial
2 5 (10.64%) Mockito
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) Wercker
General
1 9 (19.15%) Publishing
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Data Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Scala Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.51%) AWS Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.26%) C Developer
10 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Consultant
10 2 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (4.26%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) Web Services
2 25 (53.19%) REST
3 20 (42.55%) RESTful
4 19 (40.43%) XML
5 11 (23.40%) HTML
5 11 (23.40%) JSON
6 9 (19.15%) CSS
7 7 (14.89%) JSON-LD
8 5 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (10.64%) JAX-RS
8 5 (10.64%) JMS
8 5 (10.64%) Servlets
9 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.38%) .NET
10 3 (6.38%) jQuery
10 3 (6.38%) Sass
10 3 (6.38%) XHTML
11 2 (4.26%) ReactiveX
11 2 (4.26%) Spring
11 2 (4.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) W3C
2 9 (19.15%) Ontologies
3 8 (17.02%) Linked Data
4 6 (12.77%) Reference Data
5 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
6 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.38%) Taxonomies
7 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.13%) BBC
8 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.13%) Semantic Web
8 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) RDF
2 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) Scrum
4 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
5 14 (29.79%) TDD
6 12 (25.53%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (17.02%) High Availability
9 7 (14.89%) Coaching
10 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.77%) Release Management
10 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.64%) API Development
11 5 (10.64%) API Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (10.64%) Functional Programming
11 5 (10.64%) Microservices
12 4 (8.51%) Data Architecture
12 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) C
4 12 (25.53%) C++
5 6 (12.77%) Objective-C
6 5 (10.64%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) Scala
7 4 (8.51%) XPath
7 4 (8.51%) XQuery
8 3 (6.38%) ANSI C
8 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.13%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Dublin Core
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Consul
1 3 (6.38%) Packer
1 3 (6.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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