The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 390 392 409
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 12 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.049% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.11% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 0
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £281 -
% change year-on-year
+77.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9695 10542 10255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.75% 43.47% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 7480 7039
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £280
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 65 112 155
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SPARQL
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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
City of London +28 2 £375 -13.04%
SPARQL
England

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (100.00%) RDF
2 15 (60.00%) Semantic Web
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) XML
4 13 (52.00%) Publishing
5 12 (48.00%) XSLT
5 12 (48.00%) XQuery
5 12 (48.00%) W3C
6 11 (44.00%) XSD
6 11 (44.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) JUnit
8 9 (36.00%) PowerDesigner
8 9 (36.00%) Validation
8 9 (36.00%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (32.00%) Data Conversion
10 7 (28.00%) Ontologies
10 7 (28.00%) Degree
11 6 (24.00%) Triplestore
11 6 (24.00%) Java
12 5 (20.00%) Web Services
13 4 (16.00%) Maven
13 4 (16.00%) JIRA
13 4 (16.00%) Linked Data
13 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
13 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (12.00%) J2SE
14 3 (12.00%) MySQL
14 3 (12.00%) REST
14 3 (12.00%) Open Source

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Triplestore
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Text Mining
4 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) JUnit
2 9 (36.00%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (52.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modeller
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Semantic Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) XML
2 12 (48.00%) XSLT
3 11 (44.00%) XSD
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) REST
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Jena
5 3 (12.00%) J2SE
6 2 (8.00%) WSDL
6 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
6 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) SOAP
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) EJB
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Semantic Web
2 12 (48.00%) W3C
3 8 (32.00%) Data Conversion
4 7 (28.00%) Ontologies
5 4 (16.00%) Linked Data
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Taxonomies
7 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (4.00%) Informatics
8 1 (4.00%) Life Science
8 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) RDF
2 9 (36.00%) Validation
2 9 (36.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) XQuery
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.00%) Reuters
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
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