The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 588 602 546
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -56
Contract jobs citing XQuery 31 29 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 52
Median daily rate £413 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
XQuery
UK

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
20445 20001 19357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.99% 38.46% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14168 13760 12643
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 475 385
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 21 £419 +109.37%
East of England +10 4 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £288 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
South West +3 1 £425 -10.52%
South East - 1 £325 -
XQuery
UK

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 37 (97.37%) XML
2 26 (68.42%) Java
3 24 (63.16%) XPath
4 19 (50.00%) XSLT
5 17 (44.74%) Oracle
6 16 (42.11%) SOA
6 16 (42.11%) Spring
7 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (39.47%) SQL
7 15 (39.47%) Web Services
8 14 (36.84%) HTML
9 13 (34.21%) Finance
10 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
11 11 (28.95%) JSON
11 11 (28.95%) CSS
12 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
12 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
12 10 (26.32%) REST
13 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
13 9 (23.68%) XSD
14 8 (21.05%) OO
14 8 (21.05%) JMS
14 8 (21.05%) J2EE
14 8 (21.05%) XML Schema
14 8 (21.05%) Degree
14 8 (21.05%) SDLC
15 7 (18.42%) Data Transformation
15 7 (18.42%) Content Management

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) FTP
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.79%) MarkLogic
5 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) Lumira
5 5 (13.16%) SAP BI
6 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 4 (10.53%) Triplestore
7 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.63%) MS Access
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) gulp
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) GoCD
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Mockito
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Wercker
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Automotive
3 5 (13.16%) Publishing
4 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) XML Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Lead Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Java Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Integration Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Business Objects Developer
7 4 (10.53%) XML XSLT Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Integration Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) UI Consultant
10 1 (2.63%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Data Migration Lead
10 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) XML
2 19 (50.00%) XSLT
3 16 (42.11%) Spring
4 15 (39.47%) Web Services
5 14 (36.84%) HTML
6 11 (28.95%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) JSON
7 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 10 (26.32%) REST
8 9 (23.68%) XSD
9 8 (21.05%) J2EE
9 8 (21.05%) JMS
9 8 (21.05%) XML Schema
10 7 (18.42%) .NET
10 7 (18.42%) Drools
11 6 (15.79%) CSS3
11 6 (15.79%) HTML5
11 6 (15.79%) XSL
12 5 (13.16%) Middleware
13 4 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Ontologies
2 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) SOA
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) SDLC
4 7 (18.42%) Content Management
4 7 (18.42%) Data Transformation
4 7 (18.42%) OOD
5 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) RDF
7 4 (10.53%) Content Development
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) ETL
9 2 (5.26%) MVC
9 2 (5.26%) Open Source
9 2 (5.26%) Time Management
9 2 (5.26%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) XPath
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) SPARQL
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Consul
1 1 (2.63%) Packer
1 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase