The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £283
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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1306 1190 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.40% 32.71% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 767 526
Median daily rate £388 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SPARQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SPARQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SPARQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West