The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 387 328 397
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +69
Contract jobs citing XQuery 25 61 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.28% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.70% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 18
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XQuery
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 4 £450 +38.46%
Ealing - - - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 53 (86.89%) XML
2 33 (54.10%) Java
2 33 (54.10%) Web Services
3 31 (50.82%) RESTful
4 30 (49.18%) TDD
5 28 (45.90%) XPath
5 28 (45.90%) CSS
5 28 (45.90%) XSLT
6 25 (40.98%) HTML
6 25 (40.98%) SQL
7 24 (39.34%) Oracle
8 23 (37.70%) JUnit
9 21 (34.43%) SOAP
9 21 (34.43%) Publishing
9 21 (34.43%) Selenium
9 21 (34.43%) Subversion
9 21 (34.43%) Test Automation
9 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
10 16 (26.23%) Data Conversion
10 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (26.23%) Semantic Web
10 16 (26.23%) Cucumber
10 16 (26.23%) Banking
10 16 (26.23%) Ant
11 15 (24.59%) Maven
11 15 (24.59%) Automated Testing
11 15 (24.59%) JBehave
11 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
11 15 (24.59%) Mercurial
11 15 (24.59%) Jenkins

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (11.48%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.64%) Mule
3 1 (1.64%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 3 (4.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MarkLogic
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.20%) Triplestore
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) JUnit
2 21 (34.43%) Selenium
2 21 (34.43%) Subversion
2 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
3 16 (26.23%) Cucumber
3 16 (26.23%) Ant
4 15 (24.59%) Maven
4 15 (24.59%) JBehave
4 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
4 15 (24.59%) Mercurial
4 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
5 12 (19.67%) CruiseControl
6 10 (16.39%) JIRA
6 10 (16.39%) Calabash
7 9 (14.75%) SoapUI
8 7 (11.48%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (9.84%) FitNesse
9 6 (9.84%) Trac
10 3 (4.92%) Hudson
10 3 (4.92%) Apache Ivy
General
1 21 (34.43%) Publishing
2 16 (26.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Tester
4 9 (14.75%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Scala Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (4.92%) XML Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Web Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Automated Test Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Java Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Trainer
9 1 (1.64%) Technical Tester
9 1 (1.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Trainer
9 1 (1.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (86.89%) XML
2 33 (54.10%) Web Services
3 31 (50.82%) RESTful
4 28 (45.90%) CSS
4 28 (45.90%) XSLT
5 25 (40.98%) HTML
6 21 (34.43%) SOAP
7 14 (22.95%) XSD
8 11 (18.03%) Spring
9 10 (16.39%) J2EE
10 9 (14.75%) XML Schema
10 9 (14.75%) JMS
11 8 (13.11%) DOM
11 8 (13.11%) Spring MVC
12 7 (11.48%) jQuery
12 7 (11.48%) JSTL
12 7 (11.48%) JSP
13 6 (9.84%) Struts
13 6 (9.84%) WebSockets
13 6 (9.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Data Conversion
1 16 (26.23%) Semantic Web
2 15 (24.59%) Mobile App
2 15 (24.59%) Mobile Banking
3 13 (21.31%) W3C
4 1 (1.64%) Kindle
4 1 (1.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) TDD
2 21 (34.43%) Test Automation
3 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (24.59%) Automated Testing
5 14 (22.95%) Validation
5 14 (22.95%) SOA
6 13 (21.31%) RDF
7 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.03%) BDD
8 10 (16.39%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (13.11%) MVC
9 8 (13.11%) Test Management
10 7 (11.48%) Content Management
10 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
11 6 (9.84%) Scrum
11 6 (9.84%) Information Architecture
11 6 (9.84%) User Experience Design
11 6 (9.84%) Automation Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
13 1 (1.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) XPath
3 25 (40.98%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) SPARQL
5 12 (19.67%) Ruby
6 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.75%) Python
8 7 (11.48%) Scala
9 3 (4.92%) Groovy
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.64%) C#
11 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) IBM
3 5 (8.20%) Green Hat
4 3 (4.92%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
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