The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 518 490 469
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Contract jobs citing XQuery 54 78 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 44
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.47% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19426 17979 17795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.36% 38.51% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13349 11740 10927
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 504 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.24 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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
South East +1 35 £495 +16.47% 1
London -55 12 £438 +12.90% 11
North West - 5 £400 -
South West -40 1 - -
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
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UK

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 105 (92.11%) XML
2 87 (76.32%) XSLT
3 58 (50.88%) Java
4 50 (43.86%) Publishing
5 44 (38.60%) Python
6 41 (35.96%) Oracle
7 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (33.33%) XPath
9 35 (30.70%) Internet
10 31 (27.19%) Spring
11 30 (26.32%) SQL
12 28 (24.56%) SOA
12 28 (24.56%) Oracle Fusion
12 28 (24.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 27 (23.68%) WebLogic
14 26 (22.81%) Maven
15 25 (21.93%) Linux
16 24 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
17 23 (20.18%) Oracle Identity Management
17 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
17 23 (20.18%) TDD
17 23 (20.18%) Oracle ADF
18 22 (19.30%) J2EE
18 22 (19.30%) JMS
19 21 (18.42%) Web Services
20 19 (16.67%) Ant
20 19 (16.67%) Middleware
20 19 (16.67%) Scrum
20 19 (16.67%) Ajax
21 17 (14.91%) JUnit

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 28 (24.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (23.68%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.39%) Confluence
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (2.63%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.75%) Jetty
8 2 (1.75%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.70%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) MarkLogic
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.14%) MySQL
3 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) OLAP
5 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) SSDT
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Maven
2 19 (16.67%) Ant
3 17 (14.91%) JUnit
4 7 (6.14%) Subversion
5 6 (5.26%) JIRA
5 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.39%) IntelliJ
6 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.51%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (2.63%) Hudson
9 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.88%) JMeter
10 1 (0.88%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.88%) Capybara
10 1 (0.88%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.88%) Selenium
10 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 50 (43.86%) Publishing
2 11 (9.65%) Legal
3 6 (5.26%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (38.60%) Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Architect
5 13 (11.40%) Lead Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Content Editor
7 7 (6.14%) Lead Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 4 (3.51%) SOA Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.63%) Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Junior
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.63%) DBA
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Middleware Developer
11 3 (2.63%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (92.11%) XML
2 87 (76.32%) XSLT
3 31 (27.19%) Spring
4 28 (24.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 23 (20.18%) Oracle ADF
6 22 (19.30%) J2EE
6 22 (19.30%) JMS
7 21 (18.42%) Web Services
8 19 (16.67%) Middleware
8 19 (16.67%) Ajax
9 16 (14.04%) JSF
9 16 (14.04%) REST
10 14 (12.28%) HTML
11 13 (11.40%) XSD
12 11 (9.65%) CSS
13 8 (7.02%) RESTful
13 8 (7.02%) XML Schema
14 7 (6.14%) JSON
15 6 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
15 6 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.89%) Digital Media
3 7 (6.14%) Semantic Web
4 5 (4.39%) W3C
4 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 15 (13.16%) UNIX
3 3 (2.63%) Windows
4 2 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) SOA
3 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
3 23 (20.18%) TDD
4 19 (16.67%) Scrum
5 16 (14.04%) Unit Testing
6 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.39%) MVC
9 4 (3.51%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (3.51%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Validation
9 4 (3.51%) OOP
9 4 (3.51%) OO
9 4 (3.51%) RDF
10 3 (2.63%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.63%) BDD
11 2 (1.75%) Kanban
11 2 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (1.75%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.88%) Java
2 44 (38.60%) Python
3 38 (33.33%) XPath
4 30 (26.32%) SQL
5 15 (13.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.26%) Perl
8 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.39%) Scala
9 4 (3.51%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.75%) Ruby
10 2 (1.75%) C#
11 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.75%) Degree
1 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Oracle
2 3 (2.63%) BEA
2 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) Sybase
4 1 (0.88%) Akamai
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