The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SPARQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SPARQL
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 414 428
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.047% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £625 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.57% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £459 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £583 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £615 £600 £338
% change year-on-year +2.50% +77.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SPARQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9783 9312 9840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.81% 43.56% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7233 7103 7192
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 85
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SPARQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SPARQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SPARQL in London

SPARQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SPARQL in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SPARQL in London

SPARQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPARQL in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SPARQL in London

SPARQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 2 £575 +27.77% 1
SPARQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for SPARQL.

1 12 (66.67%) RDF
2 9 (50.00%) Big Data
2 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 8 (44.44%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Ontologies
4 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
5 6 (33.33%) Apache Solr
5 6 (33.33%) Semantic Web
6 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (27.78%) Coaching
6 5 (27.78%) Semantic Search
6 5 (27.78%) Content Management
6 5 (27.78%) Lucene
6 5 (27.78%) Tandem
6 5 (27.78%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) Middleware
7 4 (22.22%) Publishing
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) REST
7 4 (22.22%) Linked Data
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) Open Source

SPARQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
2 6 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 5 (27.78%) Apache
4 3 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Big Data
2 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
3 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (16.67%) Mahout
6 1 (5.56%) MarkLogic
6 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
6 1 (5.56%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Publishing
2 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) C Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) XML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (27.78%) Lucene
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) Middleware
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) MLlib
4 3 (16.67%) UIMA
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (5.56%) JMS
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 5 (27.78%) Tandem
3 4 (22.22%) Linked Data
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) RDF
2 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Ontologies
4 5 (27.78%) Coaching
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) Semantic Search
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Cognitive Computing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (16.67%) R
4 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
London
Volt
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago