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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 366 361 309
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -52
Contract jobs citing XQuery 28 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.41% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 42
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
8987 8791 8314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.81% 40.20% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6704 6315 5947
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 81 107
Average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £18.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +12 9 £400 +8.47% 2
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 41 (85.42%) XML
2 34 (70.83%) XSLT
3 33 (68.75%) Java
4 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 17 (35.42%) XPath
5 16 (33.33%) SQL
6 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (27.08%) MySQL
7 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 13 (27.08%) Linux
8 12 (25.00%) XSD
8 12 (25.00%) Oracle
8 12 (25.00%) Web Services
8 12 (25.00%) MarkLogic
9 11 (22.92%) Spring
10 10 (20.83%) TDD
10 10 (20.83%) Publishing
10 10 (20.83%) Python
11 9 (18.75%) MVC
11 9 (18.75%) Banking
11 9 (18.75%) Subversion
12 8 (16.67%) Maven
12 8 (16.67%) Finance
12 8 (16.67%) Scrum
13 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
13 7 (14.58%) UNIX
13 7 (14.58%) Ant
13 7 (14.58%) CSS
13 7 (14.58%) RESTful
13 7 (14.58%) QA

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (10.42%) JBoss
1 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MySQL
2 12 (25.00%) MarkLogic
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Navigator
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.17%) Triplestore
8 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.08%) Big Data
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Subversion
2 8 (16.67%) Maven
3 7 (14.58%) Ant
4 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.33%) NetBeans
5 3 (6.25%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.25%) ClearQuest
5 3 (6.25%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.08%) Xcode
7 1 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 10 (20.83%) Publishing
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 9 (18.75%) XML Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) DBA
5 3 (6.25%) CRM Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Junior
7 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) XML
2 34 (70.83%) XSLT
3 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 12 (25.00%) XSD
4 12 (25.00%) Web Services
5 11 (22.92%) Spring
6 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
6 7 (14.58%) CSS
6 7 (14.58%) RESTful
7 6 (12.50%) REST
7 6 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 5 (10.42%) JSP
8 5 (10.42%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) DHTML
9 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.33%) SOAP
9 4 (8.33%) Struts
9 4 (8.33%) JMS
9 4 (8.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.08%) Kindle
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) W3C
4 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) TDD
3 9 (18.75%) MVC
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.33%) UML
6 4 (8.33%) OOP
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.25%) RUP
7 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.25%) RDF
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) XPath
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.83%) Python
6 6 (12.50%) Perl
7 4 (8.33%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) C++
7 4 (8.33%) Groovy
8 3 (6.25%) SPARQL
8 3 (6.25%) Scala
8 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) Ruby
10 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PhD
2 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) Sun
3 1 (2.08%) Sybase