The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 415 416 397
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing XQuery 3 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.039% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.032% 0.094% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 21
Median daily rate - £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 £19.46 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+196.83% -2.72%
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
9503 9568 9488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.69% 41.65% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7247 6947 7018
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £19.21 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 London region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) MarkLogic
3 8 (72.73%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) RDF
6 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
6 3 (27.27%) Publishing
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) SPARQL
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) XPath
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Triplestore

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (18.18%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MarkLogic
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) CouchDB
3 3 (27.27%) Triplestore
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Linked Data
2 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Content Development
3 3 (27.27%) RDF
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SPARQL
2 3 (27.27%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PHP 5
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase