The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 197 205 218
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing XQuery 5 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.22% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.51% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £348 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2528 3121 2974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.72% 43.75% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 2424 2298
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 15
Average hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.39 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £52.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XQuery across the City of London region.

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XQuery across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

XQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XQuery 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 XQuery.

1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) XPath
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Publishing
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) XSD
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) BPMN
5 2 (22.22%) Groovy
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) BPEL
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (22.22%) FTP

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XQuery 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 XQuery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) MarkLogic
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Content Editor
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) XSD
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) WSDL
5 2 (22.22%) EDI
6 1 (11.11%) JAXB
6 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) BPMN
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) BPEL
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) B2B
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
1 2 (22.22%) EAI
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) RDF
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) AOP
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) XPath
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) SPARQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Google