The first table below looks at the demand for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 80 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XQuery 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% - 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £309 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
424 214 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.02% 28.42% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 101 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -49.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XQuery
Scotland

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the Edinburgh region.

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XQuery
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) XPath