The first table below looks at the demand for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Manchester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 88 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% 0.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £283 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+47.28% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 359 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.69% 35.86% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 177 305
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 29
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.99 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +28.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.99 £126.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SPARQL
North West

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPARQL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SPARQL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SPARQL across the Manchester region.

SPARQL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SPARQL
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Linked Data

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (100.00%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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