The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPARQL
England / South East
Rank - - 268
Contract jobs citing SPARQL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £330
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2624 3099 3269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.43% 33.61% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1558 2046 1883
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 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 119 121
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.35 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SPARQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SPARQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPARQL in the South East

SPARQL
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark

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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) SQL