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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 364 349 317
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -32
Contract jobs citing XQuery 23 35 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.41% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 41
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£405 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £220 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.54% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
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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
8666 8603 8168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 40.51% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6308 6142 5912
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 71 81
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £16.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £73.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +16 8 £400 -11.11% 2
Bromley - - - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (86.84%) XML
2 30 (78.95%) XSLT
3 28 (73.68%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) XPath
5 14 (36.84%) HTML
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 12 (31.58%) XSD
8 11 (28.95%) Linux
8 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) MySQL
10 9 (23.68%) Banking
11 8 (21.05%) Maven
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle
11 8 (21.05%) MarkLogic
12 7 (18.42%) RESTful
12 7 (18.42%) Ant
12 7 (18.42%) UNIX
12 7 (18.42%) Web Services
12 7 (18.42%) QA
12 7 (18.42%) Subversion
12 7 (18.42%) Spring
13 6 (15.79%) TDD
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
13 6 (15.79%) XML Schema
13 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) MarkLogic
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Navigator
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.26%) Triplestore
6 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Maven
2 7 (18.42%) Ant
2 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) NetBeans
3 4 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.89%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.89%) ClearQuest
5 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Xcode
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Publishing
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) XML Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) DBA
5 3 (7.89%) CRM Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Data Scientist
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) XML
2 30 (78.95%) XSLT
3 14 (36.84%) HTML
4 12 (31.58%) XSD
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) Spring
5 7 (18.42%) RESTful
6 6 (15.79%) XML Schema
7 5 (13.16%) .NET
7 5 (13.16%) CSS
8 4 (10.53%) JSP
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.53%) DHTML
8 4 (10.53%) Struts
8 4 (10.53%) JAXB
8 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.53%) Swing
8 4 (10.53%) WCF
8 4 (10.53%) Grails
8 4 (10.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.63%) Kindle
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) TDD
3 5 (13.16%) MVC
3 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) UML
4 4 (10.53%) OOP
4 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) RUP
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) RDF
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) XPath
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) Groovy
5 4 (10.53%) Scala
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) SPARQL
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VCP4
2 1 (2.63%) PhD
2 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Sun