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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XQuery
London / City of London
Rank - 149 180
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.063% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.14% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £475 £415
% change year-on-year
-26.84% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.38 -

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
1421 1428 2287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.07% 45.26% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1195 1883
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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