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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 437 404 404
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing XQuery 5 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 23
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £370 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 - -
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
9821 9489 9674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.79% 41.69% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7434 6834 7113
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 52 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -26.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.71 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 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 8 (72.73%) XSLT
3 7 (63.64%) MarkLogic
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) XPath
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
6 3 (27.27%) RDF
6 3 (27.27%) Publishing
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) SPARQL
6 3 (27.27%) CouchDB
6 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) REST

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%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (18.18%) Sonic ESB
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MarkLogic
2 3 (27.27%) CouchDB
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Triplestore
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
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%) JDeveloper
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SOA Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware 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%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (9.09%) JAXB
7 1 (9.09%) JSP
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) Struts
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Linked Data
2 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web
2 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
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%) BPEL
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) XPath
3 3 (27.27%) SPARQL
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PHP 5
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft