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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 418 430 418
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 18 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.017% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.040% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 11
Median daily rate £450 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £465 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £338 £501
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -32.56%
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
9734 10010 9830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.97% 42.51% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7319 7041
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 90 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.98% -18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.49 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +50 3 £388 -13.88%
SPARQL
England

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (93.33%) RDF
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 14 (46.67%) Hadoop
4 14 (46.67%) Big Data
5 13 (43.33%) HBase
6 12 (40.00%) Apache Spark
7 10 (33.33%) Apache Hive
7 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 10 (33.33%) Reference Data
7 10 (33.33%) Release Management
8 9 (30.00%) Scala
8 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
8 9 (30.00%) Ant
8 9 (30.00%) Web Services
8 9 (30.00%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) HTTP
8 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
8 9 (30.00%) Apache
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
8 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (30.00%) Functional Programming
9 8 (26.67%) TDD
9 8 (26.67%) REST
9 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 8 (26.67%) RESTful
9 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) Data Quality
10 7 (23.33%) Finance

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 12 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 9 (30.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Big Data
1 14 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 13 (43.33%) HBase
3 10 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (13.33%) Triplestore
7 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (10.00%) MarkLogic
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
8 2 (6.67%) MySQL
8 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
9 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.33%) DB2
9 1 (3.33%) Mahout
9 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Ant
2 5 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
1 9 (30.00%) XML
2 8 (26.67%) REST
2 8 (26.67%) RESTful
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (13.33%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) JSON-LD
6 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.67%) D3.js
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) Kafka
6 2 (6.67%) Sass
6 2 (6.67%) Spring
6 2 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 4 (13.33%) W3C
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Ontologies
4 2 (6.67%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) BBC
5 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) RDF
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Release Management
3 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Functional Programming
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Coaching
6 5 (16.67%) High Availability
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.00%) Analytics
9 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
9 2 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Scala
3 6 (20.00%) C
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) XPath
6 2 (6.67%) XQuery
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) MapR
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata
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