The first table below looks at the demand for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 31 July 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 506 457 497
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +40
Contract jobs citing XQuery 60 82 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £318 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -54.54%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18377 18093 19438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.18% 38.84% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11953 11411 11832
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 514 757
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.89 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in England

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in England

XQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XQuery across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

XQuery Daily Rate Histogram in England

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in England

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 28 £375 -11.76% 4
South East +12 24 £198 +19.69%
Yorkshire +6 4 £320 -
North West -6 2 £500 +55.03%
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 79 (86.81%) XML
2 53 (58.24%) XSLT
3 39 (42.86%) Web Services
4 36 (39.56%) Java
4 36 (39.56%) Publishing
5 35 (38.46%) Internet
6 28 (30.77%) Python
7 27 (29.67%) Oracle
8 23 (25.27%) Spring
9 22 (24.18%) XPath
10 21 (23.08%) REST
10 21 (23.08%) CSS
11 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (21.98%) TDD
11 20 (21.98%) RESTful
12 19 (20.88%) Oracle Database
12 19 (20.88%) XSD
12 19 (20.88%) SOA
13 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (18.68%) JIRA
14 17 (18.68%) HTTP
14 17 (18.68%) HTML
15 16 (17.58%) BPEL
16 15 (16.48%) Middleware
16 15 (16.48%) JUnit
16 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
17 14 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
17 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
17 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
17 14 (15.38%) Subversion

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.99%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (5.49%) Confluence
6 4 (4.40%) AquaLogic
7 3 (3.30%) Apache
7 3 (3.30%) Jetty
8 1 (1.10%) Node.js
8 1 (1.10%) CMS
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.46%) Internet
2 17 (18.68%) HTTP
3 8 (8.79%) FTP
4 3 (3.30%) SSL
5 2 (2.20%) LDAP
6 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) Oracle Database
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (3.30%) MarkLogic
9 2 (2.20%) MySQL
10 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.10%) Triplestore
10 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) JIRA
2 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.48%) JUnit
3 14 (15.38%) Subversion
4 12 (13.19%) Maven
5 10 (10.99%) Ant
6 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
6 9 (9.89%) PowerDesigner
7 6 (6.59%) IntelliJ
7 6 (6.59%) JDeveloper
7 6 (6.59%) Trac
8 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.40%) Selenium
9 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.30%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (3.30%) Hudson
10 3 (3.30%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.30%) JBehave
10 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (39.56%) Publishing
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Legal
4 5 (5.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Architect
3 10 (10.99%) Content Editor
4 9 (9.89%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Junior
9 2 (2.20%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) SOA Architect
9 2 (2.20%) SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.20%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (86.81%) XML
2 53 (58.24%) XSLT
3 39 (42.86%) Web Services
4 23 (25.27%) Spring
5 21 (23.08%) CSS
5 21 (23.08%) REST
6 20 (21.98%) RESTful
7 19 (20.88%) XSD
8 17 (18.68%) HTML
9 15 (16.48%) Middleware
10 14 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (14.29%) JMS
11 13 (14.29%) SOAP
12 11 (12.09%) J2EE
12 11 (12.09%) jQuery
13 8 (8.79%) EDI
13 8 (8.79%) WSDL
14 7 (7.69%) JSP
15 6 (6.59%) JSON
15 6 (6.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) W3C
1 11 (12.09%) Semantic Web
2 9 (9.89%) Data Conversion
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.10%) Kindle
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Open Source
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) UNIX
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (21.98%) TDD
2 19 (20.88%) SOA
3 16 (17.58%) BPEL
4 13 (14.29%) BDD
5 12 (13.19%) Content Management
5 12 (13.19%) RDF
6 10 (10.99%) Validation
6 10 (10.99%) ERP
7 9 (9.89%) EAI
7 9 (9.89%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (8.79%) Scrum
8 8 (8.79%) BPMN
8 8 (8.79%) B2B
9 7 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.59%) Migration
10 6 (6.59%) User Experience Design
10 6 (6.59%) Information Architecture
11 5 (5.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) Python
3 22 (24.18%) XPath
4 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
5 12 (13.19%) SPARQL
6 11 (12.09%) Groovy
7 9 (9.89%) Scala
8 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.20%) C#
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) Ruby
11 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) OCP
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Oracle
2 4 (4.40%) BEA
3 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.30%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) Akamai
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