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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 255 - 247
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% - 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.032% - 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3132 3079 3115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.59% 35.62% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1783 1713 1473
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 122 179
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPARQL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
SPARQL
England

SPARQL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (100.00%) RDF
1 11 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 11 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 11 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (90.91%) Life Science
3 9 (81.82%) Linked Data
4 8 (72.73%) Triplestore
5 6 (54.55%) W3C
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
7 2 (18.18%) BPMN
7 2 (18.18%) R
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) UML
7 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (18.18%) Analytics
8 1 (9.09%) Symantec

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (72.73%) Triplestore
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Ontologist
2 3 (27.27%) Web Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Ontologies
1 11 (100.00%) Semantic Web
2 10 (90.91%) Life Science
3 9 (81.82%) Linked Data
4 6 (54.55%) W3C
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) RDF
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) BPMN
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) R
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec