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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 391 393 373
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing XQuery 9 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 28
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.72% -
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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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9432 9599 9067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.70% 41.09% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6854 7100 6533
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 £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 124
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £17.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
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 28 May 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 33 (97.06%) XML
2 30 (88.24%) XSLT
3 26 (76.47%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) XPath
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (38.24%) HTML
6 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) Web Services
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle
9 9 (26.47%) Spring
9 9 (26.47%) Maven
10 8 (23.53%) SDLC
10 8 (23.53%) Subversion
10 8 (23.53%) UNIX
10 8 (23.53%) XSD
10 8 (23.53%) XML Schema
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.59%) MySQL
11 7 (20.59%) Ant
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
11 7 (20.59%) RESTful
12 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (17.65%) MarkLogic
12 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (17.65%) JBoss
1 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) MarkLogic
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (5.88%) Triplestore
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Maven
2 8 (23.53%) Subversion
3 7 (20.59%) Ant
4 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.76%) NetBeans
4 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.82%) ClearQuest
5 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.82%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) JIRA
7 1 (2.94%) Xcode
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) XML Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) CRM Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) XML
2 30 (88.24%) XSLT
3 13 (38.24%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) Web Services
5 9 (26.47%) Spring
6 8 (23.53%) XSD
6 8 (23.53%) XML Schema
7 7 (20.59%) RESTful
8 6 (17.65%) .NET
8 6 (17.65%) SOAP
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 4 (11.76%) WCF
10 4 (11.76%) Grails
10 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
10 4 (11.76%) JSF
10 4 (11.76%) Java EE
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.76%) Struts
10 4 (11.76%) JSP
10 4 (11.76%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Kindle
4 1 (2.94%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) SDLC
3 6 (17.65%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.76%) UML
5 4 (11.76%) OOP
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) RDF
6 3 (8.82%) RUP
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) XPath
3 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Groovy
5 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) SPARQL
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) ILOG
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
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