The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 369 368 313
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -55
Contract jobs citing XQuery 24 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.35% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 47
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£415 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £140 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.44% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.87 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.60%
XQuery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9285 9402 8644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.74% 40.32% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 6805 6311
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £133.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in London

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in London

XQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XQuery across the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

XQuery Daily Rate Histogram in London

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in London

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
City of London +21 7 £400 -11.11% 2
Ealing - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (95.00%) XML
2 35 (87.50%) XSLT
3 31 (77.50%) Java
4 21 (52.50%) XPath
5 15 (37.50%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.00%) XSD
7 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.00%) Banking
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) Web Services
9 10 (25.00%) Finance
10 9 (22.50%) Spring
11 8 (20.00%) Maven
11 8 (20.00%) XML Schema
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle
12 7 (17.50%) MySQL
12 7 (17.50%) Ant
12 7 (17.50%) UNIX
12 7 (17.50%) Subversion
12 7 (17.50%) RESTful
13 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (15.00%) MarkLogic
13 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (15.00%) TDD
13 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.00%) Red Hat

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) JBoss
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) MarkLogic
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (5.00%) Triplestore
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Maven
2 7 (17.50%) Ant
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.50%) ClearQuest
4 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.50%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Xcode
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.50%) Hudson
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
General
1 12 (30.00%) Banking
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Publishing
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) French Language
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) XML Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) CRM Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) XML
2 35 (87.50%) XSLT
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) XSD
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (22.50%) Spring
7 8 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 7 (17.50%) RESTful
9 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) CSS
10 5 (12.50%) SOAP
10 5 (12.50%) JSON
11 4 (10.00%) WCF
11 4 (10.00%) Grails
11 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (10.00%) Java EE
11 4 (10.00%) JSF
11 4 (10.00%) Swing
11 4 (10.00%) JAXB
11 4 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) TDD
3 5 (12.50%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (10.00%) OOP
5 3 (7.50%) RDF
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) RUP
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Content Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) XPath
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
5 4 (10.00%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) SPARQL
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
2 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Sun