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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 415 392 360
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -32
Contract jobs citing XQuery 4 30 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 52
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £200 £425
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 - £17.50
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
10328 9978 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.91% 41.61% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7629 7037 7845
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 31 August 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 -8 1 £500 +29.87% 1
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) XSLT
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) XPath
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) JDBC
6 3 (25.00%) JMS
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) AOP
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) MarkLogic
3 1 (8.33%) SSDT
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) XML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) XSLT
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) JDBC
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Dojo
6 2 (16.67%) JPA
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) DOM
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 2 (16.67%) JAXB
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) AOP
3 2 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BPMN
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) XPath
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) AspectJ
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) ILOG