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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 409 387 406
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 7 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.15% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.068% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 5
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.58% +17.24%
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
10274 10700 10266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.67% 43.04% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7478 7674 7225
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 £300 £288
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 66 83 120
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
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 2 October 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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SPARQL
England

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (88.24%) RDF
2 11 (64.71%) Semantic Web
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) Publishing
4 7 (41.18%) XQuery
4 7 (41.18%) Ontologies
5 6 (35.29%) REST
5 6 (35.29%) W3C
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) XSD
5 6 (35.29%) XSLT
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) JUnit
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) Validation
6 5 (29.41%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (29.41%) WSDL
6 5 (29.41%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) Spotfire
7 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
7 4 (23.53%) Text Mining
7 4 (23.53%) Maven
7 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (11.76%) Tornado
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Spotfire
1 4 (23.53%) Text Mining
1 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Triplestore
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
2 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Data Scientist
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) XSD
2 6 (35.29%) XSLT
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) SOAP
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) WSDL
4 3 (17.65%) J2SE
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Jena
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) Django
5 2 (11.76%) JAX-RS
5 2 (11.76%) Ember.js
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Semantic Web
2 7 (41.18%) Ontologies
3 6 (35.29%) W3C
4 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Data Conversion
5 3 (17.65%) Life Science
6 2 (11.76%) Informatics
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Linked Data
7 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) RDF
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 5 (29.41%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) XQuery
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) Reuters
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Google
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