The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPARQL
England / South East
Rank - - 249
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2396 2812 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.86% 34.27% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1791 1790
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 121 110
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £16.25 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.20 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SPARQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SPARQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for SPARQL.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) RDF
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ontologies
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Semantic Web
2 2 (66.67%) Linked Data
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Semantic Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (66.67%) Linked Data
1 2 (66.67%) Ontologies
1 2 (66.67%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) RDF
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) SQL