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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 525 435 509
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +74
Contract jobs citing XQuery 32 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.55% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 66 36
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19062 15930 19785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.12% 36.89% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12543 9991 11907
Average daily rate £375 £385 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 584 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
XQuery
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -70 25 £388 -3.12% 5
South West -28 5 £450 +38.46%
South East -24 1 - - 5
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
XQuery
UK

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 82 (83.67%) XML
2 53 (54.08%) XSLT
3 45 (45.92%) Web Services
4 42 (42.86%) Java
5 41 (41.84%) XPath
6 40 (40.82%) CSS
7 37 (37.76%) SQL
7 37 (37.76%) HTML
7 37 (37.76%) RESTful
8 33 (33.67%) Oracle
8 33 (33.67%) Publishing
8 33 (33.67%) TDD
9 25 (25.51%) SOA
10 23 (23.47%) JUnit
10 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
11 21 (21.43%) Test Automation
11 21 (21.43%) Selenium
11 21 (21.43%) SOAP
11 21 (21.43%) Python
11 21 (21.43%) Subversion
12 20 (20.41%) Semantic Web
13 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
14 17 (17.35%) Ant
14 17 (17.35%) Internet
14 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (16.33%) Banking
15 16 (16.33%) Data Conversion
15 16 (16.33%) Cucumber
15 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (16.33%) Mobile App

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (10.20%) Apache
2 8 (8.16%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.02%) Mule
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) SMTP
3 1 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) MarkLogic
3 10 (10.20%) MySQL
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.14%) Triplestore
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.06%) MS Access
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) JUnit
1 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.43%) Selenium
2 21 (21.43%) Subversion
3 17 (17.35%) Ant
4 16 (16.33%) Cucumber
5 15 (15.31%) Mercurial
5 15 (15.31%) JBehave
5 15 (15.31%) WebDriver
5 15 (15.31%) Maven
5 15 (15.31%) Jenkins
6 12 (12.24%) CruiseControl
7 10 (10.20%) JIRA
7 10 (10.20%) Calabash
8 9 (9.18%) SoapUI
9 8 (8.16%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (6.12%) FitNesse
10 6 (6.12%) Trac
11 5 (5.10%) JDeveloper
12 3 (3.06%) Hudson
General
1 33 (33.67%) Publishing
2 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 8 (8.16%) Finance
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Architect
3 12 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Tester
5 7 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) DBA
7 5 (5.10%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.08%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.08%) XML Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.04%) Designer
10 2 (2.04%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (83.67%) XML
2 53 (54.08%) XSLT
3 45 (45.92%) Web Services
4 40 (40.82%) CSS
5 37 (37.76%) HTML
5 37 (37.76%) RESTful
6 21 (21.43%) SOAP
7 15 (15.31%) XSD
8 14 (14.29%) Spring
9 13 (13.27%) jQuery
9 13 (13.27%) J2EE
10 12 (12.24%) JMS
11 11 (11.22%) Spring MVC
12 10 (10.20%) JSTL
12 10 (10.20%) JSP
13 9 (9.18%) Struts
13 9 (9.18%) XML Schema
14 8 (8.16%) DOM
14 8 (8.16%) .NET
15 7 (7.14%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Semantic Web
2 16 (16.33%) Mobile App
2 16 (16.33%) Data Conversion
3 15 (15.31%) Mobile Banking
4 14 (14.29%) W3C
5 1 (1.02%) Derivative
5 1 (1.02%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) UNIX
2 6 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) TDD
2 25 (25.51%) SOA
3 21 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.31%) Automated Testing
7 14 (14.29%) RDF
7 14 (14.29%) Validation
8 13 (13.27%) Content Management
9 11 (11.22%) Knowledge Management
9 11 (11.22%) MVC
9 11 (11.22%) BDD
10 10 (10.20%) Migration
11 8 (8.16%) Test Management
12 7 (7.14%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.12%) Scrum
13 6 (6.12%) BPEL
13 6 (6.12%) User Experience Design
13 6 (6.12%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) Java
2 41 (41.84%) XPath
3 37 (37.76%) SQL
4 21 (21.43%) Python
5 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
6 14 (14.29%) SPARQL
7 12 (12.24%) Ruby
8 7 (7.14%) Scala
8 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.12%) C#
10 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.06%) Groovy
12 2 (2.04%) VBA
12 2 (2.04%) VB
13 1 (1.02%) XAML
13 1 (1.02%) VB6
13 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) MCAD
4 2 (2.04%) MCSD
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.04%) OCP
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) IBM
3 5 (5.10%) Green Hat
4 3 (3.06%) HP
5 2 (2.04%) BEA
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.02%) Sybase
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Informatica
6 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.02%) Mercator
6 1 (1.02%) Perforce
6 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London, United Kingdom
Brickendon Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500/day
Posted: 9 days ago